ELEANORA’S LETTER, SEPTEMBER 2019:
The Medium Is The Message
eptember has always been a month that I associate with new beginnings. With the return from summer and the anticipation of a fresh season, the breezes that bring fall cool the air and the winds of change whirl with anticipation of what unknown adventures are to come. For ELEANORA, September brings a new year. Our first published issue was September 2018, and we have collectively taken one trip around the sun as creators, collaborators and contributors, together with you–our reader.
Musings on all types of topics, both the timeless and the timely, contributed by women from diverse locations who are journeying their respective paths of life.
Rio Grande Scenic Railroad to Alamosa, Colorado. Photo by: Larry Lamsa By Alyssa Haddad | September 16, 2019F or those of you that read my last column, you’re very well aware that Summer and I are not friends. We’ve tried to get along, but unfortunately, we don’t...
Custom Diptych Portrait of P Legale (right side). Oil on Canvas. 30”x 40.”Artwork photography courtesy of Julie Ferris.By Kristin Thornton | August 2019 F or thousands of years the domesticated horse has played an integral role in shaping global civilization. ...
Dallas Equine Photographer Kirstie Jones Captures A Romanticized Modern-Day Renaissance Through Her Lens
Western fashion meets West, Texas as a woman leads an o6 ranch horse across the famous PRADA MARFA art installation in Valentine, Texas while wearing a sequin gown. Photography by Kirstie Jones.By Kristin Thornton | August 2019 E quine photography was never intended...
From Hay To Haute: How New York City-Based Fashion Photographer Heidi Niemala’s Visual Collaborations Have Elevated The Depictions Of Equestrian Life
Lady M for EQ Living. Photography by Heidi Niemala.By Kristin Thornton | August 2019 M odeling was the catalyst that ignited Heidi’s life-long career in fashion, but it is behind the scenes with her camera where she is most comfortable. In addition to the...
Meet Arianna Vastino: A Fashion Disruptor Whose Designs Are Bridging The Gap Between Stable Style And Street Style
New York state of Mind. Arianna shot this iconic image for the 2019 campaign with the perfect back drop of the New Yorker and Chrysler Building in NYC to showcase the stable to streetwear movement, the epitome of Le Fash, which she defined and continues to push for...
An Artist’s Way: How American Soprano Tamara Wilson Has Created Her Own Community of Singers To Navigate The Pressured Demands Of A World-Wide Opera Career
Photo by Michael Cooper, 2019 for Canadian Opera Company's Otello.By Tamara Wilson | July 2019 I t takes years of study to become a proficient opera singer. We train our bodies to project our voices over a chorus and full orchestra in order to reach the back rows and...
Inspiring conversations with public figures on career successes, defining greatness, creating community and more.
Why We’re All ‘Brave Enough’: A Discussion With Cheryl Strayed, NY Times Bestselling Author
At Home In Hollywood With Ruta Lee: Classic Hollywood’s Larger-Than-Life Darling Shares On Career Memories, Frank Sinatra and Friends, and The Secrets To Success
NOMINATED MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Three equally entertaining women from three very separate locations weigh in on life and its many adventures in their distinctly authentic voices; these quick-read beats will draw you right in and always keep you craving next month’s entry.
READY IN THE WINGS
By Christina Cate
San Antonio, TX
Raised on a healthy cultural diet of Streisand and Garland, this high school theater teacher, actor and sometimes entrepreneur is tap dancing through life relying on musical theatre, its life lessons, and the people (who need people) that it has brought into her life.
LIFE’S A JOLLY HOLIDAY
By Carly Clegg
Finding herself through navigating the growing pains of life, this vivacious Dallas gal is celebrating the victories, milestones and adversities of change, remaining fearless and determined to choose joy along the journey.
…AND ANOTHER THING
By Alyssa Haddad
New York, NY
A sucker for all things comedy and theatrics, this playwright turned columnist takes you through her daily life and the streets of New York, hopping over potholes along the way.
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