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Digging in the Dirt: Fall Mood 2018

  Sometimes life gets frustrating beyond reason.   I feel like I’ve been rebuilding, rebranding, and restructuring my life for the past eight years. I’ve even referred to my life as one of those kids friction cars that you pull back a few times to rev it up, then when you let go, it goes speeding off — except that I’ve been revving for years it seems with no release in sight.   “Every job I’ve had adds to my skill set and when I finally figure it all out,…

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Seven Deadly Sins of Punk & Goth

  I’ve always had a fascination with the Seven Deadly Sins… Recently, I decided to do a layered collage series featuring Punk and Goth icons as the cardinal sins. I glued the images to recycle cardboard then cut out with an X-Acto knife for a more 3D style of layering. Once I researched and found the colors associated with each sin, I mounted each finished piece to the corresponding colored glitter paper, which was also mounted to recycled cardboard.   I carefully considered my choices for each cardinal sin and here…

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Blasphemous Rumours

  Dear Marty,   I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to write, life has been hectic. I guess the reason, mostly, that I haven’t written is because part of me is still in denial that you’re even gone. It’s easy to get into that frame of mind when you don’t interact with someone on a daily basis, like we used to. When I heard the news, my heart dropped to the floor. All I could think is please PLEASE for the love of god, let it not be from…

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