Ode to Art

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My mother bid Art into my life as she prayed over her ‘babe in womb’—“if the child is a girl let her sing”—then sang excerpts of her favorite arias for my lullabies that wove a musical cloth into my bunting. … Continue reading

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Building JAMMF and Claire


IF you are an OUTLANDER fan, you’ll want to make these to hang on your Christmas tree this year.

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A Gift Dropped Out of the Internet Today

It’s been a rough week around the world….more COVID-19 infections and deaths….George Floyd’s murder and response protests because #BLACKLIVESMATTER…

A white woman, race educator, Jane Elliot, says to an auditorium full of people, “I want every white person in this room who would be happy to be treated as this society, in general, treats our citizens–our black citizens–If you, as a white person, would be happy to recieve the same treatment that our black citizens do in this society, please stand.” Unsurprisingly, no one moves. She pauses. “You didn’t understand the directions. If you white folks want to be treated the way black folks are, in this society, stand.” More marked silence and lack of movement. She continues, “Nobody’s standing here. That says very plainly that you know what’s happening. You know you don’t want it for you. I want to know why you’re so willing to accept it, or to allow it to happen for others.”

Then, what should have been a movement focused on the loss of Mr. Floyd, and so many, many other people simply because of the color of skin, it was hijacked by Extremist Accelerationists….

Hyperventilating wouldn’t be out-of-the-question, would it? Continue reading

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Little Everyday Heroes Everywhere Christmas Ornament Series


It won’t be difficult to fill my Christmas tree with Little Everyday Heroes Everywhere ornaments this year!

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Bee’s Angel

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I always knew Bees were important pollinators and significant to the planet, but I never realized Bees are also an important, albeit forgotten, death tradition.

Honeybees are in trouble….SAVE THE BEES! Continue reading

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Little Everyday Heroes Everywhere

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Easter is NOT Cancelled

Light a candle and spread the light.

Easter Blessings to All.

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What’s an Artist to Do?

Reinventing onesself is an ongoing journey. We all are faced with the project. It happens when we lose someone we love; a body part; make a career change; when finances change….turns out ‘reinventing’ is a LIFE requirement if one is to live out loud with panache and verve and fulfillment. Continue reading

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2019 Reflection

Some days drag on, while other days are exhausting, yet….still other days seem fine.

C’est la Vie. Continue reading

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On Your Way, Soldier

Not all soldiers serve in the military… Continue reading

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Anagnorisis, (Greek: “recognition”), in a literary work, the startling discovery that produces a change from ignorance to knowledge, most often in a tragedy. Continue reading

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