Freedom comes when the search is over… Its been such a long time So caught up was I in seeking the feeling of home It’s been a labryinth trying to get to you Across the universe inside my head Ruminating, contemplations that led nowhere Was all the trouble worth it The mental dissection of potential outcomes Scenarios without tangibles Imaginations, dreams and nightmares The … Read More Setting Sail!
Like an egg in a shell My heart has been sealed away It’s so much safer in there But when its time to grow the egg must be cracked There is a time for everything For some the time never comes It takes great courage to look deep inside It’s so much easier to avoid To drink from the waters that blind Soothing is … Read More You’ve got to carry that weight
Here I am again, I’ve been traveling down this road for so long now, and once again another fork in the road. What is this life other than a labyrinth that we must travel, at the end of which we leave this world. I stand still in the middle of a quiet road and simply observe the roads that split off and wonder where … Read More The fork in the road.
If your soul has been uncovered from the years of clutter and darkness, And your eyes are squinting as you walk out of the attic and out on the roof, For the light as it shines so brightly in an unpolluted sky awakens your heart, Then just take your time and sit on the roof and absorb the light. It can be overwhelming and … Read More Here comes the Sun!
If you happen to wake up and realize that your shell is cracking and little shoots are growing out of the cracks, then just Be, and bloom where you are planted. Unless a seed falls to the ground and dies, it cannot bear fruit. Be fruitful and multiply, It’s your birthright. Wherever you started is immaterial, but where you want to go is all … Read More Bloom where you are planted.
The time has really come for me to talk about my muse and friend the owl. Which owl would that be? All owls inspire me and infuse me with an energy that empowers me just by being in their presence, but the one that stands out the most is the great horned owl. If you have been a reader of my blogs, you know … Read More My Muse and friend the Owl
About a month or so ago I was struggling with something and I felt the weight of it deep within my soul. When I woke up I decided to just paint and see what came out of me. As I began with charcoal I just covered the canvas with black and rubbed my hands through it and sprayed water on it until I felt … Read More Girl on a path.
I want to tell you a story from my early days. It’s been coming to my mind for several days now as I am still on track for making the most out of everything. Life is really short folks, we all know this by now. So I want to share a lesson I learned many years ago that I hope will inspire you to … Read More When you get the chance to, jump! It just may change your life.
Tis true, we come into this world naked and screaming, the shock of leaving a warm and rhythmic womb and suddenly being squeezed through a porthole into this world we call our reality, must have been shocking to say the very least. What secrets had we beheld prior to entering this life, we simply cannot remember. The first several years of our life we … Read More To see like a child….
I was sitting quietly at my desk in my apartment thinking far too much about things that are beyond my control and wondering what the secret is to balancing life. At the end of the day, you do what can be done in the course of that day. It’s a joke really, you never finish the list and you do things that weren’t on … Read More A Sunset For the Soul
Today would have been my brother Barney’s 55th birthday. This picture was the last time I saw him in Cincinnati in the late 90’s. Barney was a photographer, jewelry designer and an actor and he worked other jobs as well landscaping and the restaurant business to name a few. We were the youngest of 5 children, 4 brothers then me. (Ted, Mike, Jeremy) Barney … Read More Ode to Barney Hale Folger
Who is Bert Crenca? He is an amazing man who has changed the culture in Providence for over 30 years. Bert is an artist and also the founder of AS220, a non-profit arts organization located in Providence that has enriched the lives of many over the years. The fascinating story of AS220 is currently being created into a documentary film and you can visit … Read More A peek at my interview with RI Icon, Umberto (Bert) Crenca founder of AS220.