Mama, age 85 and her Great Granddaughter, age 4
My creative making has experienced a boat load of interruptions this year. Considering how it grounds me and centers me, there has been a lot of groping through the light and the dark this year. I feel it on my skin. I've done my best to be adaptable, nurture and hold on to faith, and just be without over thinking which I've have a tendency to do...and by God's Grace, I'm standing and holding my own.
view into the studio window
An exhibit deadline is fast approaching making me aware of just how little I have completed this year. I'm not going to meet it. The photos below were taken by Mr. Bud Dorsey, The Urban Photographer here in the city. This was the opening reception and panel discussion held in September at the Kentucky African American Heritage Center for a group exhibit. I have 4 pieces in the show. It is one of the hallmarks for this year.
Still Here by Langston Hughes
Been scared and battered.
My hopes the wind done scattered.
Snow has friz me,
Sun has baked me,
Looks like between 'em they done
Tried to make me
Stop laughin', stop lovin', stop livin'--
But I don't care!
I'm still here!