Tag Archives: Latvia

cold-weather helmet liner bathing suit

This has become an annual tradition for me, a kind of tribute to my mother. I apologize to those who have read it before, but I have new readers who I think will enjoy it. It’s bathing suit season, in preparation for the unveiling of the bathing suit I have been collaborating on, I think reposting this […]

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women working, a member of my tribe?

Ethnic beauty, diversity, different definitions of beauty—concepts that are dear to me. I’ve written about the feeling of sisterhood that I experience when I see women who look like they come from my tribe.  I saw this woman out of the corner of my eye, tending bar in a local restaurant. She caught my eye, […]

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Inese

Let me introduce you to Inese Liepins. Inese is the younger sister of one of my oldest friends.  Inese is an artist, who works in many different media. Here she is blowing glass, in Lithuania. She also knits gorgeous sweaters, dresses, and scarves. Look at inesedesign.com. She lives in Riga, Latvia, where she moved from San Francisco, after a […]

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