A Non-Native Species on the California Coast

I Turn to Page One and Read…

blog by Robyn Wyman-Dill


June slides into view, bringing a suitcase of troubles – like crazy tornadoes, 800 baby skeletons found in a septic tank and a rise in student shootings. I hit a nail with my head, requiring six stitches.  While the moon in June beams brightly. Just like it’s done so many times before.

Like a domino effect, the pain spreads.  From the top of my head on down. Headaches, tooth aches and a sore shoulder muscle don’t make good bedfellows. So my muses beeline it. Bound for Antonio Banderas.  Right in the middle of our great creative stretch. Days are getting longer.

I sleep a lot. Waking, more rested.

But, I am entirely void of curious thought. Suspended in a state of lackluster.  I crack open the cover of Carrie White’s autobiography, Upper Cut.                                                                                                                                    


It’s been sitting on my shelf for almost a year.   Read the rest of this entry »

The Elephant Parade Party

blog and photos by Robyn Wyman-Dill

I have some encouraging news.  The downsizing of elephant populations – due to sinking habitats and poaching – has set in motion an international call for action. We hope in the nick of time.   Read the rest of this entry »

Surfin’ Safari With Me

blog by Robyn Wyman-Dill

From the east, we head west at a speed of 500 miles an hour.  As we rise in the skies, Manhattan’s corporate peaks – below us – grow tiny and then disappear.  Forging through the clouds, our flight is bound for blonder sunsets off the shores of southern California.  Let’s go Surfin’ USA., awaits us – three thousand miles away.

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Human Conditioning


blog and photos by Robyn Wyman-Dill

The human condition is bitten by a Spring Bug. Making people feel motivated to do.  Remember those ten extra pounds begging for attention?

Worry not.  Our crash test dummies have been busy pioneering simple and efficient ways to melt your fat away. We have narrowed it down to an activity most people can master easily. One that has earned our attention and respect. We’re talking about the oldest exercise known to man (A footprint was found in Kenya – setting the record for man’s first walk-about at 1.5 million years ago) now credited with extending one’s life.  Walking. Read the rest of this entry »

The Oscar Myer Picks

Photo and blog by ROBYN WYMAN-DILL



Do the hands of the clock spin much faster these days?

Here we are in March.  Academy Awards season is at an end. The red carpets of tinseltown – rolled out at the pre-oscar, oscar and post-oscar festivities two weeks earlier – are now neatly rolled up again. Strike crews are removing party pieces to re-set the stage for Cirque du Soleil. (The Kodak Theater has been home to Cirque’s production of IRIS, since October 2011. Their arrangements are to occupy the space for ten years with the exception of Oscar season when IRIS takes a two week intermission so that the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences can host their show.  For more on IRIS, take a look at our blog – http://rjwdcreative.com/blog/2012/01/17/oh-ovo-oh-cirque-du-soleil/). Read the rest of this entry »