New mØsAi© workshop in the high desert… a®t, ßeauty, yOga..

A new workshop and a new look at RAVEN moSai©s Please click it and SEE more about a ßeaµtiƒul get-a-way to wOnder valley for yOga, mOsai©s and gOOd ƒood. Speaking of ƒood there has been a lot on my plate… HWY 62 Art Tours and new mosai©S, nEw pOst©ards, new photographs, new ceramics…  and I…

MILK

I am emotionally blown away by the film. Milk. I lived in San Francisco for 25 years. I lived on Castro Street a block away from Harvey’s camera store. He was an incredible sweet man to know in the neighborhood, always a smile. Shopped for film at his store, back in the day when there…

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The date was March 24, 2002, according to my digital records. My friends Michael Johnstone and David Faulk, San Francisco based artists came to visit my little homestead in Wonder Valley. They promised me a dress up 🙂 too !!! David being the dress up queenPalm/planetaryEmpress, she got dolled up. Michael and I took out…

Queer Postage Censorship is BACK

Clearly there are issues I am unaware of with zazzle and the postal system. Here’s a stamp they approved and now, without warning have deleted from my site on zazzle. What’s the deal? Here’s my original post. Email just in: I am on with content review, they didn’t remove the image. There is no record…

Front Page Santa Barbara News Press

This morning our neighbor called over to us, to tell us she put our picture from the paper in our mailbox. Click the newspaper for a larger image. For more wedding pictures click this.

1 day and Doug and Perry will be married.

Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah by kd lang: I never thought I’d see the day that two native California men (one of them being me) would exchange rings and vows at the courthouse, just like everybody else does. OK, so we’re wearing orange kurtas!!! and marigold leis. And as for kd lang, only angels sing like this….

The Phone Rang…it was Zazzle

Well surprise surprise… my phone rang and it was Karen from zazzle. She noticed quite a bit of traffic around my stamp. She wanted to talk with me directly and set the record straight with zazzle. She explained why the first stamp design couldn’t be on a stamp or a coffee mug: The words California…

7 Days til we get married.

Doug Smith, do you take Perry Hoffman… Here’s the music video for the 7th day before the fair, sweet, glorious, historic and loving day…No one can take our love away. Certificate or not. We have love. I give you Barry White and Pavarotti singing together, You’re the First, the Last, My Everything… And yes, I…

bug in my ear

A new collage reminiscent of the 80’s color xerox phase I was once deeply entrenched in. You might call this a Quflux. Also posted in a new site/group I was invited to join, via the European mailArt commmunity, called fluxLISTeurope. The original russian stamp can be seen at magentALTERego… possibly where the raven sleeps at…