Art

Walking

As I walk away, I can hear her breathing heavy. She is fighting the gigantic urge to scream after me to ask me to stay. I have left a half drunk steamy cup of rooibos tea on her mahogany coffee table that she kindly made before she knew…

Over

Closure eludes me. Or maybe it’s an illusion. Or maybe it’s an urban legend like Bigfoot. Does anyone ever really have closure? People talk about it, but is it really a real thing? Seriously, does closure exist? Maybe I just can’t see it, because I’m always spinning like…

Rise Up

  What’s on my mind in the middle of the night when I’d love to be sleeping but insomnia strikes: I’m reading a lot of posts these days about women, angry and in a rut because of their ex/jobs/money/current love life, etc… Girls. I feel you. I really…

Bank on it!

My husband, Bob, and I first met Michael Banks at our local Arts Alive Festival,  in Florence, AL.  We were mesmerized by his work – the images, both haunting and illuminating. The texture and color took us to the visionary, outsider art work we had grown to love,…

Nameless… For now

My heart rains in smithereens like red confetti falling From the crown of cumulonimbus heights. Its shredded pieces fall in dizzy circles while Trying to find the perfect landing on uneven ground. My eyes are ajar like shutters to a vacant, soulless castle. I’m not dead. I’m not alive….

First Day of School

Nothing like the first day of a new school in Thailand.  Garnet makes her way to her reward for a long day.  (Photos by Daddy)               On the way with Mom, Sarin – Bernie Basley Bernie loves to take pictures.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in TV Production from…

Choice: Pepe Villegas

– Pepe Villegas A self-taught artist, Pepe Villegas’ creative journey has always embodied a search, a sublime process of unveiling beauty in the unconventional. In 1993 he relocated the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan where he shared a studio and launched his career as an artist. He became part…

Choosing

  Heart Warming Heart Breaking Holy and Love Making Celebrations Infestations Miraculous with Incantations Hope Filled Heart Chilled Wondrous then Joy Killed Dancing with Sorrows Into Mystified tomorrows Futures Unfolding History Beholding Refuge and Solace Road Weary, Solstice Living with Boldness In Quiet Remoteness Death and Destruction Wonder…

Gallery of Caribbean Art

Barbados is peppered with a number of art galleries, and I could not leave Barbados without visiting the Gallery of Caribbean Art in Speightstown, Barbados.  I was blown away by the the myriad of work from all over the Caribbean.  The work was from some of the most prolific…

Shout-out to David Walton: Choosing Peace, Love, and Mother Earth

David “Hummingbird”Walton is a peace and love troubadour whose music brings joy worldwide. In this time of challenging upheavals, his music becomes a lighthouse for affirming the best of us and for our planet.  Walton has recently released a CD, which is a culmination of his spirit-filled music….