Carlo Rovelli, an Italian scientist and author of a book entitled, "Reality Is Not What It Seems, The Jorney to Quantum Gravity," says: "Electrons don't always exist. They exist when they interact. They materialize in a place when they collide with something else....An electron is a combination of leaps from one interaction to another." I had the feeling when reading this that such a phenomenon could describe the genesis of many a family conflict, argument or sudden flare of emotions.
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Think of an egg sunny side up. The center is white surrounded by blue. The Arctic disappearing fast. The wicked witch in the Wizard of Oz disappearing, "I'm melting!" I think about global warming alot. I dream about it. I buy umbrellas, stuffed animals and tote bags from the National Wildlife Federation, The Environmental Defense Fund, the Sierra Club, the National Parks Service, etc. I have a drawer full of return addess stickes with pictures on them of polar ears, whales,
Because I am an intuitive painter I am often surprised by what comes up. I have tried planning to paint something in particular. In fact I have often walked around for literally weeks on end with a particular image haunting my senses and taking up a lot of room on the thinking end of things. Then comes the moment when I sit down to paint and it is as if it never existed and something completely different appears. OMG or WTF! I was so sure! But my intuition is a deeper stream that
In the exciting anticipation of the Redception, celebrating Valentine's Day at the Marin Jeweler's Guild, the painting Achille's Heel is hanging in the front window of the Guild. A. It's Large B. Lots of hearts/Lots Julie and I had a heart to heart conversation about what on earth Achilles and his heel could possibly have to do with Valentine's Day. "It's a close fit," I told Julie. "The guys' a natural." "How so?" she wisely asked. (Think ancient Greek version of the Terminator
I recently made a donation to DrawBridge, a local non-profit that provides expressive art programs for homeless and other underserved children. (I know, I know...we're already a non-profit either by virtue of not making any money or by being a 501c3). I donated 10-1/2 gallon jugs of tempera paint gathering dust in my studio. DrawBridge holds art groups at 23 sites; homeless shelters, safe houses, emergency shelters and serves about 900 kids each year. Through art children can find joy and