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.
via Daily Prompt: Cherish There comes a certain age when it is easy to let go of your dreams and to just accept what your life has become by force- the force of nature, the force of time and circumstances. When did it all get washed away?Â When did you change your mind?Â Was there a burial after the death of your ambition?Â No, most likely … Read More Cherish Your Dreams!
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.Â 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….
Recently I had the great privilege of being a guest lecturer in a philosophy class at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. My good friend Dr. Jean Dimock, the professor who teaches this class, asked if I would be a guest lecturer and speak about how art plays a roll in the world as it is perceived philosophically.Â It has been … Read More How to Unblock Your Creativity!
Another day has risen and it falls to me to wake up to greet this morning. Â I don’t know about you, but finding ways to stay optimistic and upbeat in a world so torn by politics, war, and mayhem, is quite a challenge. Â For me, I take my breaks from the news, but am drawn back into it so that I have a handle … Read More Lessons from this Sunrise!
I first discovered Philippe Lejeune by total chance. Â I had completed a photo shoot with John Pitocco, (www.johnpitocco.com), and some photos were taken in front of a mostly demolished building in Providence, RI. Someone on Facebook pointed out that the artwork behind my photo was created by Philippe Lejeune. Â So of course, fate has brought a meeting between us. (And I got the chance … Read More My first visit with Philippe Lejeune, an artist and a visionary!
Today would have been my brother Barney’s 55th birthday. Â This picture was the last time I saw him in Cincinnati in the late 90’s. Â 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. Â (Ted, Mike, Jeremy) Barney … Read More Ode to Barney Hale Folger