Now I Pray— a poem

Now I Pray— a poem

Ashen face, wool hat bobbing,/
the young boy’s eyes dart to me,/
then up at the man pulling a rolling/
suitcase, whose hand he holds,/

Dot and Fran

Dot and Fran

We knew we’d be loud old ladies on the porch, and we’d be laughing about the same old stuff, grumbling about it together, drinking some kind of punch

Facts on the Ground in Israel & Palestine

Facts on the Ground in Israel & Palestine

My aim is to create works of art that raise as many questions as they answer. This project started at BMC before I traveled to Israel and Palestine.

Hail the Micro Entrepreneurs!

Hail the Micro Entrepreneurs!

Unfortunately we are invisible to many economic development experts, who keep searching for the next mega-employer, like Ahab chasing his white whale.

National Anthem: Arise! Arise!

National Anthem: Arise! Arise!

Jean Rohe’s alternative national anthem “Arise! Arise!” has now been performed by choirs and artists across the country and was published in the popular songbook Rise Up Singing.

Elemental India: Air, Animals, Land & People

Elemental India: Air, Animals, Land & People

As I travelled around India, I kept hearing about aggressive dogs. Someone told me about two girls, who were attacked by dogs at night while they were sleeping.

Regarding Susan Sontag: Film Portrait by Nancy Kates

Regarding Susan Sontag: Film Portrait by Nancy Kates

In many ways, we live in a Sontagian world of complete visual overload, a media environment dominated by the image culture of television, advertising, YouTube, Facebook and instant access to information.