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Melissa Chinchilla
Los Angeles
love for all things awesome
Interests: people, buisness, food, fashion
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Cassandra Rhodin artist. I love this illustration. This is how I always feel in the moment it looks like I'm here but really my mind is constantly wandering. I daydream about possibilities 24/7, how to make things a little better than they are. I find it challenging at times to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at The Mouth that Roars
The Maven: We have made it past the Mayan Apocalypse. Now we're in a new life phase, a New beginning. The New year brings a New train of thought , New resolutions, New thought process, New promises, New journeys, New dreams, and New hope. When I reflect on last year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
Painting by Danny Quirk "Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin. " Tori Amos Alchemist: When we move... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
I did it! I am employed by The W Hotel Los Angeles. I have always been a free lance kinda gal. My forte is match making and connecting people, businesses, places, food, and anything in between . Well now I get to do this for The W Hotel Los Angeles.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at The Mouth that Roars
Welcome Fall Equinox. It is in true gypsy fashion to be sidetracked by the rise & fall of life. We were so busy bringing in the new season with working on our gardens, reciting poetry at venues, & updating our vision boards that the weeks have slipped unnoticed in our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
Along with the immense thirst to run wild and free in the world we also appreciate the art of design. So we made a pinterest to visually evoke our gypsy style. Please follow us. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
Melissa Chinchilla is now following Sarah
Sep 24, 2012
I confess I'm a hoarder. I hoard information. I devour books, magazines, blogs, conversations, anything else that has any type of enlightenment. I gather all this education and it inspires me to connect people and ideas. Ideas and possibilities plague my mind and I thirst for answers to my never... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at The Mouth that Roars
The Alchemist profile Age 33 Goddess of the Rainbow Virgo Life path number 4 Element Earth Stone Paridot Year of The Goat Music Trance Full time dreamer In the beginning.. It started at the pubescent age of 13 when The Alchemist had a near death experience. She was in limbo... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
Melissa Chinchilla added a favorite at la writer underground
Sep 14, 2012
Work -out apparel has never fascinated me. But now that I'm on a mission to get my curves back, I live in my running pants. I wear them all the time; it's a psychological game I play with myself. Being in my work- out gear reminds me of my goals... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Waking up Fat
The Julliard School I get asked this question " am I scared my kids won't be able to attend a university?" My answer is NO! I get asked this question because I home- school and I don't fanatically emphasize academics. What does scare me is raising my children to understand... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at LA Chicklets
Sarah Moon Residue Part 1 Before you start your journey you have to lighten your load. Keeping in mind that the journey is on going in the here and now. It's never completed. We reach our certain destinations but that's just a resting stop to rejuvenate for our next crossing.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
On January 26,2002 I married Jerry Chinchilla in Las Vegas. The dress above is my wedding dress. I'm going back to Vegas January 26,2013 in this dress. Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at Waking up Fat
, Le Fleur Rouge was a concept floral boutique that my partner ( at the time) developed when we were running our farmers market and art gallery. We both were fashion focused and came up with a floral concept that mimicked the fashion line calender. We came up with names... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at Le Fleur Rouge
I've had many business partners over the years. A majority of times it didn't work out but I still torture myself by getting into partnerships. I didn't know why untill recently. I've always insisted on committing to a partnership and not just going solo. I came to the conclusion that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at The Mouth that Roars
Thank you Yolanda for the kind words. We look forward to evolving this blog.
Photo by Sara Moon Gypsies are world travelers and story tellers that move through the landscape navigating internal and external worlds. Who are we? The Alchemist - is a person like you who has dedicated herself to studying alternative methods. When engaging with The Alchemist, you will be looking at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at The way of the Bohemian Gypsy
Bruce Lee is one of my heroes. He applied his philosophical theories every day of his existence. I'm in love with sales. I practice it everyday. I'm not always selling for money, I sell my ideas. I've been doing this my whole life in addition to selling products and services.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at Tales of Sales
photo coutey of Rebecca Plotnick As you all know I use my blog to realize my dreams. One of my dreams is a Not Even a Chef Cafe in a quaint neighborhood. It would be open 7 days a week offering an eclectic menu manifested thru a variety of ethnic... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at Not Even a Chef
One day I woke up FAT! Now I know I'm not the only one that has had this wake up call. It's the moment when your favorite jeans can't button, when you're out of breath just walking up a flight of stairs and when you have absolutely no tolerance for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at Waking up Fat
Neal Cassady ( a street cowboy from Denver) was the real genius behind the Beat Movement. He was the main character in 'On The Road' by Jack Kerouac , 'Go' by John Clellon Holmes, and 'The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test' by Tom Wolfe. Although Neal Cassady never published a book,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at Lust for all things Awesome
I was in Oakland this weekend with my son and grandparents, visiting my best friend and attending a dance competition. The ride from Los Angeles to Oakland is 6 hours so we had a lengthy conversation about politics and domestic affairs. My grandparents have different political view points than I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at The Mouth that Roars
Zellman's Menswear Grand Opening 1921 Brooklyn Ave Los Anegles Is it just me or are well dressed men like the men above a dying breed? "The Fellow" blog is a step from a dream to conception of a decadent men's boutique that caters to a modern gentleman with a sophisticated... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at The Fellow
Julien and I were stuck in traffic and somehow we arrived on the subject of family dynamics. He says " When I'm married I'm going to be the man in the house" I said " What does that mean? " He says " I'm going to be in charge". This... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2012 at LA Chicklets