life is so groovy! dance, dance, dance! and love, love, love!Read More
I am free to do all the I want to do! Wow!Read More
“…There was a big high wall there that tried to stop me
Sign was painted, it said private property
But on the back side it didn’t say nothing
This land was made for you and me…”
~ Woodie GuthrieRead More
Day 10: Who am I, REALLY?Read More
I drift between wakefulness and sleep from around 3 to 4 am until about 5:30 – I fall back to sleep until 6, when my alarm goes off. It’s better when I surrender – maybe take a cool shower and then, drift in and out of sleep, thinking of dreams,
I firmly believe that fun is essential for our survival and evolution!
Run away from anyone who poo-poos fun. Most definitely run away from anyone who shames you!Read More
if it was a different day i’d be making art. corporate world is not a life.
image: oil stick on paperRead More
from: 108 Days of American Sentence – Day 9: Arms Wrap Around Me
I am surrounded, supported, and loved by strong, beautiful women.Read More
“Creativity ignited a spark. In that moment, I saw that art is not peripheral, beauty is not optional, but a strategy for survival.” – Terry Tempest Williams
I walked away a long time ago so that I could find out who I am.Read More
Sometimes amazing things happen when you follow your heart. Even actions that seem small have ripple effects.
Sea Turtle in rehabilitation pool. Photo: Paul Perreault.Read More
Frederica Hall, a local artist, created this drawing, I love her play with color. She said she felt like I was in a cosmic egg. I’m curious to see how she will finish.Read More
We moved to a small room in an annex to the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. Nada Gordon was teaching – I think we were free-writing, getting warmed up.
My marriage was a disaster and I did’t necessarily feel like feeling anything – so I focused on the room and the sounds and the imagery and the energy of nervous writers filling the space. I put a lot of pressure on writing to take the place of music.
I’m guessing this happened in 2004.Read More