A New Earth

Saturday night, I arrived in Topanga Canyon for an ecstatic dance gathering. I was asked to paint and set up my easel under a shady tree between the dj and a speaker. After an opening circle where we shared our names, vision for a future and our intention or...
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Mural, Sunsets and Money

I spent most of last week with my friend and mentor, he's an artist who started off doing graffiti, eventually turned his life around and now creates screen printed and painted murals for police and law enforcement agencies, corporations and restaurants. We met on...
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Attachments

For the last week, I've been organizing, packing and visiting with friends. Saturday I had a big garage sale and brought the rest of the clothes I didn't sell to a shop in downtown LA. At my sale, the physical memories I let go included a skirt I wore to a high school...
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Floating through a Lucid Dream

After my last shift saturday afternoon, I couldn't wait to get my body on the dance floor, I needed to expel this energy that had been brewing. At Desert Hearts, I danced to the heart beat rhythm of Mother Earth, of Gaia. At Lucidity, I had a different feeling, more...
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Preparation for a Lucid Dream

Getting to Lucidity early has been a gift. I've had the pleasure of witnessing what it takes to put on a festival of this capacity, over 3500 people will be here. I arrived on Monday afternoon around 5 pm. The sun was out, but things were up in the air. I had had less...
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Desert Heart-Beating

On Wednesday night, I headed south from LA for about 2 hours and arrived at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation for an Early Arrival at Desert Hearts, an annual music and art festival. I had received a free ticket from a friend who live paints and needed an assistant. A...
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Home is Where the Heart is

When my mind isn't wrapped up in my family, I've been thinking of my packed studio back in LA or about how to get back out of this country. Re-entry Syndrome has been brought to my attention and so I looked it up. Its the stress and anxiety that occurs when one...
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