All photos taken by Mimi Hernandez. Click on any photo to enlarge and scroll through album: The Hill of Crosses in Lithuania is in essence a collective work of glorious and sacred art. My imagination’s description conjures up a steampunk holy ground and can’t help but think of the Walking Dead junkyard artists. If they... Continue Reading →
2018: Shooting a gun not pointed at myself, Reflections on unburdening, Goodbye Timo’s House.
Face your Fears, Close the Cycle: The most profound trauma in my life I wore on my sleeve for 30 years (actually I bare it as a scar on my leg). It represented a badge of fear, of secrecy, of shame. The secret is out. I no longer sweep things under the rug. Having confronted unbearable... Continue Reading →
Depression, Dreams & Dark Drum and Bass.
Chiron, representing the wounded healer in me, sits in exact conjunction on my Aries Midheaven. My ambitious legacy will be to share my wounds with others so that others they might find healing. Rising Leo with Mars and Mercury in the first house, I am a natural extrovert. This is obvious. I can barely contain... Continue Reading →
It’s Not About Fun: Bitch Collect Yourself. DnB Elements and Drowning.
I am in London. The sound of the city enthralls me and makes me feel alive. Everyone keeps telling me to have fun. Listen carefully. IT’S NOT ABOUT FUN. Arriving to a foreign city late at night as a single female nomad is not fun. I have to provide for my basic needs: How to... Continue Reading →
I am an Empty Flower Pot. Liberal Thoughts on Synchronicity, DnB & Cala Lily: Bogotá
Today as I strolled down the busy alleys of Candelaria, Bogotá I found myself drawn into an old little courtyard of what used to be Biblioteca Pensamiento Liberal Colombiano (Colombian Liberal Thought Library). After enjoying a quaint lunch and sipping giddily on a Colombian coffee I perused a bit of the garden and got lost... Continue Reading →
On Working, Technology and Traveling (and Drum and Bass)
Well I have officially departed my hometown of Asheville, North Carolina! See you in a month Asheville (If I come back!!). My first destination is Bogota Colombia where I will meet up with my Mami and Sister to celebrate Thanksgiving. More on Bogota later. So much to tell. Today I want to talk about how… Continue Reading →
Bienvenido al Viaje
Welcome to the Journey. I am an herbalist and junglist based in Asheville, NC. As an ethnobotanist I have travelled extensively to learn about the culture of herbalism and plant healers while sharing my experiences with students and other aficionados of herbalism. As I embark on my next journey I hope to share with you... Continue Reading →