Sunday, May 13, 2012


Thursday, October 6, 2011

still "Waitin for the world to change?"

Finally some protestors who realize,duh,there are power in numbers.

Supporters of a group called Occupy Baltimore are protesting U.S. economic conditions. They gathered peacefully Tuesday at the Inner Harbor, holding signs reading "People Before Profits" and "We're Here for the Needy, not the Greedy." Demonstrators stood quietly amid lunchtime foot traffic, while police watched from a distance. Many weren't a part of a formal organization, but wanted to speak out. Similar demonstrations are taking place across the country following the Occupy Wall Street protests that began last month in New York City.Occupy Baltimore Protest-John Rydell
Tuesday, October 4 2011, 10:56 PM EDT

When will the greed ever stop?

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Where my collages went the last 2 years of the exchange

Dear Joy,
The collection from last year's collage exhibition/exchange (Ice 12) has finally gone to its new home.
To the new Musee du ArtColle in Plemet, France.
I got this email from Pierre Jean Varet:

Voici en photo le futur lieu du musée artcolle, mais c'est très dur avec les politiques de la mairie - car en attendant c'est chez moi.
une exposition du musée artcolle aura lieu dans ce batiment ( beau , très beau !! ) au mois d'aôut, j'y exposerai des oeuvres de vous, et de vos amis.

I'm not fluent in French so have to put his emails through one of the online translation sites, but I believe he'll be mounting an exhibition of your works this August. The new building looks great ... stone, the old mayor's building of Plemet. Nice.
PS the collection from this year, Ice13, has gone to The Learning Connexion in Wellington, New Zealand. And next year it will go to Aotea Utanganui, the Museum of South Taranaki, in Patea, New Zealand.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Happy Mothers day mama's

I miss my mommy so much. These are pics from the last family outing of her life. She loved going out,babies,her grandkids,a good manhattan,helping women in the work world rise above,and her husband...for life.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Government employees

Gee its so hard to feel bad about our gum smacking,cell phone talking government employees who don't deliver our mail,that may have jobs in peril. They send it back as non deliverable. I feel bad now for all the mail art buddies I accused of not sending me a return piece. please forgive me I don't work for the govt! This has been the 5 years I have lived here.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

He was a "shell of himself" (a torn paper collage)

Did you ever have an experience where someone you thought you knew so well changed so drastically one day. I did this collage when someone I knew so closely became "a shell of himself". I am only hoping he returns to the person I once knew.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

My little baby PeterPan turned six already

Where does the time go? Pete is as regal as ever as a pekepoo. He reminds us daily he is from the emperors era (kinda) and is smart like a poodle. He looks like the mother was pregnant by any dog that got in the yard. But he is ours right? PETE IS SIX YEARS OLD tadah. He is with his big brother cat Marley in the pics my all time favorite cat and his.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Enjoying the quiet indoor days of winter

January makes me feel settled in, not having to go anywhere on weekends. Happy all the holiday hustle bustle is over...time to create. I am working on my international collage exchange series and a journal book for me. I am really into this round of collages! I have no desire to be around people right now so the cold air helps that problem. I am trying to lighten up on my colors too. Love to read alot this time of year too...loving Pat Conroys books. My favorite writers can make me feel I am right where to book takes place...the smells and sounds...ahh. I especially like how he writes about the bays and ocean, since I can't be there. How can anyone live where there is no tides table in their daily paper?

Monday, December 27, 2010

my fabulous wall of art by Lisa Bebi

The best present of the year came from Lisa Bebi. I can't stop looking at this wall of art of my family. The wall had been waiting for just the right pieces of art. We just repainted to a better shade of gold, more modern then the last. Not liking to hang things too fast til they call out for a particular space this wonderful box of art of my family came in the mail! Thank you so much Lisa!!!
Today my book that Dale Copeland did for us of "Portrait of the artist" came and my self portrait collage looked so nice in it...thanks so much Dale for all you do for collage artists!