Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Sunday, September 21, 2008

700 pts Stencil font

Last week, I decided to make a sign for Obama to put in my office window. I had ideas of grandeur, as I actually believed that this sign would be seen from far away. Turns out, this five foot by one foot sign, in fluorescent green and pink, is not easily seen except from the office building across the way. I am hoping to see others (Obama) signs appear.

Simple "how to" directions are below this post. I know I have Obama fever, I think maybe, just maybe, my ring tone was the final clue......I am totally in the tank for Obama and proud of it!

Get your Obama ringtone here.

To make this sign in Word:
print one letter per page
use font: Stencil
font size : 700
Attached to poster board and diplay.

drill, drill, drill, by eve ensler

" I believe that the McCain/Palin ticket is one of the most dangerous choices of my lifetime, and should this country chose those candidates the fall-out may be so great, the destruction so vast in so many areas that America may never recover. But what is equally disturbing is the impact that duo would have on the rest of the world. Unfortunately, this is not a joke. In my lifetime I have seen the clownish, the inept, the bizarre be elected to the presidency with regularity. "

entire article here

Monday, September 15, 2008


Anyone who wages this battle against the bulge, know just how difficult it can be. Ever hear , oh it must be the scale, or maybe you are gaining muscle. Ha. I fell off the diet, I stopped walking for a week, and am now trying to get back on track. I hate when this happens.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

high road to 270

Barack Obama launched his presidential campaign and appealed for voters to rise above partisan division, embrace a politics of hope and believe in “change.”

However, just as Barack predicted, day after day, the McCain /Palin ticket continues to rack up exaggerations, insults, attacks, and lies in attempts to avoid issues. During this year’s Republican convention there was an onslaught of false statements, snide remarks and one-liner put-downs aimed directly at Barack Obama and Joe Biden. The McCain/Palin duo is embracing the Rove-playbook. We are witnessing the same old political hogwash of Bush, Cheney and Rove, only this time thinly disguised with the label “mavericks.”

Many Obama supporters are looking for Barack to fight back. Their frustrations have them wishing for a rock‘em, sock‘em, knock down, drag out fight, but they are not going to get it. Barack Obama will not lose his cool. Barack Obama will not be slinging traditional political dirt back and forth. He will continue to campaign, as planned, he will stay on message and keep his promise, and he will remain the only candidate of change. Obama will take the high road; a road that Republicans don’t even know exists.

Just as Obama masterfully won the democratic nomination, I trust that Barack Obama and his team have the strategy to secure 270, or more, electoral votes and win back the White House. So hang tight, volunteer, get out the vote, donate what you can. Barack has this one covered.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

911 lesson for peace

Today is the seventh year anniversary of September 11, 2001. That day was sunny and bright. No one was aware of what was about to take place. I placed the photo of the flyers here, to hopefully show the human side to the casualty numbers. It's an attempt to show the personal grief and effort of every single family member and friend, as they painfully searched for those who would not be found.

The only way for me to process and own what happened that day, and in the seven years following, is to give to those innocent civilians in Iraq. I believe that America every bit guilty as those who attacked us on that sunny day seven years ago.

Donation are appreciated : http://www.operationiraqichildren.org/


About Operation Iraqi Children :

Inspired by their conversations with soldiers as well as Sinise's tours of Iraq and Afghanistan, Sinise and Hillenbrand founded Operation Iraqi Children, a grass roots program to provide concerned Americans with a means to reach out to Iraqi kids and help support our soldiers' efforts to assist the Iraqi people. Since then, Sinise and Hillenbrand have expanded their program to include children in other nations, such as Afghanistan and Djibouti, served by American troops.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

What Obama said

OBAMA: " Let's just list this for a second. John McCain says he's about change, too. Except -- and so I guess his whole angle is, "Watch out, George Bush, except for economic policy, health-care policy, tax policy, education policy, foreign policy, and Karl Rove-style politics. We're really gonna shake things up in Washington." That's not change. That's just calling some -- the same thing, something different. But you know, you can -- you know, you can put lipstick on a pig; it's still a pig."

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

my reality

It's time for me to get back in line with my life. One child back on campus, two back in high school, time to work and enjoy the season, and start painting again. I actually have had quite a block for about a year now, and after my garden dies down, I know I will be needing a creative avenue.

There is a small chance of an awesome adventure in my near future and I have to weigh carefully the risks and rewards prior to making the commitment. I will take the next week or so to think about it.

Peaceful, productive and helpful existence in a non-peaceful world is what I am seeking. It's a difficult task, when face daily with the bombardment of negativity, unethical behavior, nastiness, violence and lies.

Right now, it boils down to day by day time management and personal management and setting priorities so that I don't wake up one day with regrets.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

city girl

Million dollar view for my daughter, not bad work if you can get it. Waiting for a photo on a clear day, because then you can see Manhattan and the East River perfectly.