This is Not About You.

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This is not hard. Slap on a MASK every time you are in indoors, around the general public. You do this for others, not for yourself. I sell these. -Removable Nose Wire included -Preshrunk (will not shrink when washed) -There isn’t a pocket to insert a filter  -The ear straps are integrated in one piece with the mask, which reduces stress …

Black Lives Matter

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Don’t stop after posting the black square. Black Lives Matter. Please stand in solidarity. Also educate yourself and if you have the means, please financially support the organizations that support education, social and racial justice, fight against racial inequality and offer solidarity to the Black community. Take the time do the work and research where to send your support. #blacktuesday

Breaking Wide Open

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My hope is that this all of this suffering in the world right now will break us so wide open that eventually there will be no partition between our own bodies and the body of the world.  This force, this breaking down and breaking apart needs to continue until it can take root inside each one of us and insist …

Peonies

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Do you love this world?Do you cherish your humble and silky life?Do you adore the green grass, with its terror beneath?Do you also hurry, half-dressed and barefoot, into the garden,and softly,and exclaiming of their dearness,fill your arms with the white and pink flowers? Mary Oliver – the poem, ‘Peonies’ – (for the entire poem click on page 2 of this …

Tattoo your Scars

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 We have all suffered loss, sickness, death of someone we love, the break up of a friendship, a lover, loss of a job, loss of integrity? We have all experienced pain. The pain of feeling left out, abandoned, not enough, being pushed out, talked about, blocked, lost, unloved. We have all been on both sides of the fence. These are …

Making Money with Your Art?

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I use square to process my transactions whenever possible. Its so easy. I can send invoices direct to clients they pay me from the comfort of their home using their credit card, the money gets deposited directly into my bank account. (Less a small processing fee) Whenever possible I use it. Its convenient for both me and my client. If …