Like Good Fiction

“I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.” – Carla H. Krueger

By a Private Door

“God enters by a private door into every individual.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Roots

  ” A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey    

The Power of Street Art

“Few people go to art exhibitions.  The power of Street Art is that it goes to people’s daily life to be seen.” – iNO

Meaningful Selfies

Today I decided that I was going for it – although I’ve been doing a lot of that over time.  It’s something I’m sort of known for doing, by those who really know me.  Sometimes “it” has been more complicated, while at other times quite simple. Today the mission fell into the simple category –…

Obstacles and Mountains

Trips taken at midnight, and calls taken at 4am.  Words delivered to lift upward, received as “drama.”  Ideas meant as solutions, sitting idly to the side.  Soothing words and tough talk.  Pleas to see a professional acknowledged – and only acknowledged.  Projects and dreams put on hold for a little while. But there are milestones…

Plus a Little Bit More

Each time I’ve ever visited Gwinnett Technical College, I’ve ended up leaving the campus feeling much more energized than when I first arrived. Today was no exception. I was fortunate enough this morning to serve on a panel of five judges representing the business community.  We were given the difficult task of choosing one winner…

The Weight of Uncalibrated Scales

For many, one day after a very contentious election, it feels as if the scales of fairness and justice have been placed back in the box, left uncalibrated and again forgotten. I say for many, because the vote was nearly split evenly on a night when the pundits and pollsters projected an easy win for…

Tangible Signs

Feelings of doubt have a way of surfacing during the quiet times – during the still of night, or times when we allow our minds to wander a bit. And as expected, doubt appears during the times when we need it the least. It seems that during the times when we’re working towards tackling life’s…