Flesh Colours

Flesh Colours16, 24 and 64 Crayola Crayon colors have shared the same boxes,some since 1903,including the two colorsof black and white.Many N. American childrenhave used these colors.I was one. Were you?My fair question iswhen did Caucasiansbecome separate fromand...

I often say

I often say, ‘I don’t know what love is’. For sure, when there is love, there is beauty. Love can notbe contained. It naturally flowsthru appearance, an essence aliveand unbounded, unspoken and joyful.Am I happy to give you more,even after giving you a lot,without...

My Pandemic Year

My Pandemic Year Låst March I was in the process of prepping the garden, which I do every year. I don’t party or socialize a lot, so the pandemic meant I’d have to stay in more often.My interests can be seen in the art and writings that come through me. I...

a Shameful Apology

a Shameful ApologyCalifornia has just apologizedfor imprisoning the Japanese.Descendants of the prisonersspeak their Mother tongue,know their cultural history,and visit their homeland.Where is the American apologyto descendants of African slaves?When a people are...

Life & Death Tools

Life & Death ToolsIn 2019 the U.S. military expenditure was $718 Billion.the Chinese military spent $261 Billion.the Russian military spent $65 Billion.the Indian military spent $71Billion.the Saudi military spent $61Billion..the French spent $50 Billion.Germany...

a Major Realization.

a Major realization.This pandemic is instrumental in moving me to share virtually with others on Zoom,with only a screen separating us.My usual way of communicating has been through characters on stage, my photographs and collage art, woodsculptures and writings. Just...
the Happy Family

the Happy Family

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we all lived within such a happy family? This 3′ x 3′ work is stretched canvas over a wood frame. The entire surface is collaged. Most of the images were surgically cut out with medical scalpels. Many of the images were...

Fake News, for sure.

Fake News, for sure.Donald Trump has achieved morethan using the term ‘fake news’.For those that hear,he has uncloakedthe recorded historyof these U.S. of America.What’s a better termthan ‘fake news’,to shed lighton the self-deception,home of the brave,land of the...

just thinking Out Loud.

Just thinking out loud.President elect Biden’s day,Wednesday, January 20thhas been curtailedby Covid 19and a possible, plannedtroop buildup to keepfolks away fromWashington.The threat of violencein each state capitolhas created fearin many of us.Celebrating a new...

“We Americans.”

“We Americans.”Europeans say “I am . . . “Portuguese American”,Norwegian American”,Hungarian American”,Rumanian American”,Ukrainian American”,Albanian American”,Swedish American,Austrian American”,Belgium American”German American”Bosnian American”,Spanish...