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Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Quentin Tarantino, 2003)

Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn, 2014)

Fun. These movies are that. Seriously. If I had synesthesia, they would taste like Skittles (actually, they would probably taste like something totally weird, but I don’t have synesthesia at least not like that). 135 more words


Good Words We Never Use

Xanthophobia (from Greek xanthos, “yellow”) is fear of the color yellow. In China the color yellow was feared, specifically receiving the yellow scarf, which was an imperial order to commit suicide. 404 more words


Seeing Sound (*Empowering Art Series)

Have you ever smelled something that instantly brought you back to a particular memory? Do you associate a day of the week with a color, or a feel? 516 more words


Throwback Tuesday: Synesthesia and the Taste of Purple

I hope you guys will indulge me, as I’ve decided from time to time I’m going to share old non-fiction writings of mine. These “Throwback Tuesdays” will feature essays and articles I’ve written over the years from various sources. 1,375 more words

Adventures in Sleeping, Part I

I have never been very good at sleeping. I think nights were pretty rough for my parents for quite a while after I was born. (sorry, Mom and Dad…) I cannot sleep in cars. 652 more words

What I'm Thinking

Taste the feeling

“Customer service update. Central line: no service between Cough Candy and Smoky Bacon Crisps. This train is ready to leave. Please mind the doors.”

This… 48 more words


Flame Painter: An Exploration of Kandinsky, Synesthesia and Digital Art!

I love Vasily Kandinsky’s work!  The idea of synesthesia (or hearing colors) is fascinating to me.  The Noisy Paintbox by Barb Rosenstock. explains how Kandinsky discovered his gift of synesthesia.   679 more words