August 4, 2020

Life vs. Law License: what will you choose?

Like what the actual fuck with the pandemic. It was clear in February something strange was going on. At least to me. First the bottled water in the grocery stores seemed to disappear. Then, suddenly, the toilet fucking paper...

May 1, 2020

This fabulously talented and great-spirited photographer that I first met at an Affordable Art Fair in NYC some years ago has started a new project and is looking for subjects. All that is required is that you email him. 

Barry Cawston is tremendously talented in his ch...

April 17, 2020

I am trying to raise money to help a vulnerable friend. This is the GoFundMe link:

After we first met two years ago, I previously wrote an article about Ian (see that post:

When I first met Ian he was being detained by ICE...

April 17, 2020

This stay-at-home package is really getting to me. The bi-weekly grocery shopping run has become such a terrifying ordeal. I am sure that I am ten pounds heavier although I refuse to get on the scale. I hyperventilate while hiding behind my sole N95 mask. I want to cry...

March 30, 2020

So, as of this morning, social-distancing has been extended until April 30th, 2020. This pandemic sucks. That's about the most polite way of putting it right now.

For anyone that read my blog post back in Spring of 2018 regarding my friend, Ian, (and/or supported my ini...

March 29, 2020


Follow the fabulous Karlyn Butler on Twitter: @karbutler1 

Day 12 of Quarantine – Just kidding…I have zero idea what day of quarantine this country is on, better yet, I don’t even know what day of the week it is. Every day is pretty much the same: I wake up, have some...

March 29, 2020

COVID19 has pushed me to engage new blood. I have always wanted to host other writers and post their view of the world as they see it.

Coronavirus will have a broad effect on people in the log run. Let's see if any of us survive this shit... First new writer up: Karlyn....

March 14, 2020

As are all life's activities on the face of the earth due to coronavirus. 

February 16, 2020

Not only is Spring in sight, so is the fabulous and not-to-be-missed Affordable Art Fair in NYC from March 26-29, 2020! For a list of this years exciting exhibitors, click here

As written in its February 4th press release, the Affordable Art Fair NYC, a global brand t...

December 21, 2019

Don't forget this handy book by local ex-pat Rebecca Coutant. AND visit her blog:

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The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson
The Husband's Secret, L. Moriarty 
History of Art, H.W. Janson
The Book Thief, Marcus Zusak
The Gift of Fear, Gavin de Becker
Lost Girls, Robert Kolker
The Kalief Browder Story
The Secret Wife, Gill Paul
My Own Words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
I'll Be Gone In The Dark, M. McNamara
Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis
Nobody's Victim, Carrie Goldberg
The Tattooist of Auschwitz, H. Morris
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