no mercy

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” – Maya Angelou

birds without visas – illustrative collage
no justice for sick birds – illustrative collage

Recently I have found myself creating these little knee-jerk collages. Daily doses of inhumanity are taking their toll.

My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of imigrants. We were strangers once, too.” – Barack Obama

We are one.

wild things

Fish in the Park on a Saturday Afternoon – Illustrative Collage

I love wild things. Nature always surprises and thrives with little assistance. That and the fact that I get lazy when summer heat and humidity come leads to some crazy landscaping.

Also, I choose not to apply weed and bug killer to my lawn. I can’t say I don’t the admire the lush green lawns I see as I ride my bike past, holding my breath.

detail

I feel most at risk when I find myself pedaling through a neighborhood where active spraying is in progress. So many little signs warning against exposure! So…

I put up a little sign of my own.

New work is on the way…

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu

Working out the details before reworking the whole thing. My idea tree inspires as my chosen ephemera pops in and out of view. The end result is anyone’s guess. Stay tuned.