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On Allowing My Hair To Be Grey

Essay / Memoir

After years of dyeing my long hair, I decided to stop. I grew out the grey and discovered a whole new personality. Read More

Getting Naked With 150 Strangers: Spencer Tunick Comes To Town

Essay / Memoir

I live in a small, Mexican pueblo in Central Mexico. Five years ago, around the Day of the Dead, famed photographer Spencer Tunick came to town to do a photo shoot entitled "Spirits". Tunick shoots hundreds or… Read More


Linda Laino is an artist, writer and teacher who has been making art in one form or another for over 35 years. Holding an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, she enjoys playing with words as much as form and color. Since 2012, she has resided in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where the surreal atmosphere and sensuous colors have wormed their way into her paintings. Finding beautiful things on the ground is a favorite pastime. Her art can be seen Some of her essays and poetry can be found onElephant Journal ,The New Engagement, Sheila-Na-Gig, and  Life In 10 Minutes.

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