Guns, Guns, and more Guns

One morning, while driving to visit my husband at the nursing home, I noticed a huge crowd at the Civic Center.  Cars had filled both parking lots and spilled over into adjacent fields and on to the streets.  I looked at the marquee which read:  “GUN SHOW.”  I slowed down and noticed a man withContinue reading “Guns, Guns, and more Guns”

UNIVERSE of the MIND

Many artists depend on the “magic to happen” when they work, but I have always let my conscious mind get into the act, way too early.  I often start with a pre-conceived idea and then I try to find a way to work toward that idea.  This often leads to something closer to an illustrationContinue reading “UNIVERSE of the MIND”

Teenagers

Well, you want them to think for themselves, don’t you? Well, don’t you?  Not really.  You want them to take your valuable advice and not drive you crazy.  I have wonderful children.  They made it out of those years alive and well and I love them dearly.  But, really, those were difficult times! All ofContinue reading “Teenagers”

Invasion of Iraq

It was so clear to me that we shouldn’t invade Iraq.  After 9/11 everyone wanted revenge, including George W. Bush and the Whitehouse.  It didn’t matter that this was not the country responsible for that horrific event.  It didn’t matter that the inspectors had found no weapons of mass destruction.  Didn’t they watch the televisionContinue reading “Invasion of Iraq”