Quiet Rebellion

Standing your ground, standing up what is right for you done must done a loving a manner. It’s about choice and personal sovereignity.

Please Don’t X Me Out

In our efforts to rid ourselves of racism, we are promoting it. We place more labels on people in these efforts which only creates more division. As long as we believe that oppression is an elevation in status then humanity will never ascend to the point that it should be. Yes, in this video IContinue reading “Please Don’t X Me Out”

Here We Are

In a video the other day my son mentioned my reaction as I walked into the “real world” at the age of 5. Upon walking into my kindergarten classroom on that first day of school back in 1969, I had a sense of “this is it? This is what I have to put up withContinue reading “Here We Are”

A Native Tribute

I have finally completed the piece I have been working on so painstakingly. I worked on this with great care, love and diligence regardless of what anyone may think. This painting means a lot to me because as I painted it I thought of a man I know…an Iriquois Native man who lived on theContinue reading “A Native Tribute”

The Mystery Lid

A couple of weeks ago I found an old wooden lid in my friend’s thrift store. I am not sure what it once belonged to…a barrel, a basket? All I knew was I just had to have it because, as usual, I could do something with that. It did not take long before I hadContinue reading “The Mystery Lid”

How Art Saved My Life

I have always enjoyed sketching and painting; however, when I was a young adult life got in the way and I put my art supplies away. I was so engrossed in raising my children and trying to make ends meet that I never even thought about painting. Besides, back in those days the attitude wasContinue reading “How Art Saved My Life”