Oh, for community. Oh, for the moments when we come together. Grateful for TCM Party for Julie Dash’s 1991 Daughters of the Dust tonight. Thank you, Ava! “As far as this place was concerned, we were never a pure woman…Protect us.” On the 19th day of August 1902 they left these islands…perhaps to never see… Continue reading daughters
I loved having a random talk today with my colleague Teresa Cribelli. A couple of years ago she joined me and other colleagues in curating a Breathe exhibit in the art gallery in the University of Alabama’s Ferguson Center. We wanted to share with others for one hour how faculty “breathe” through these troubling times.… Continue reading art matters
Gift-bearing friend. Always there. Even with a beer-soaked chicken this time. To him (and others), we are grateful. Area blooms bring cheer, too.
On the train. Lovely visit to Atlanta. Saw old and dear friends. Made new ones. Highlights include visit to Larry Walker’s studio and meeting his wife Gwen, who is also an artist. Fun times shared with my UA colleague Ellen Spears. Also visited – at last – For Keeps bookstore. Rosa, the amazing proprietor,… Continue reading Livin my best life
My sorority sister kindly pointed me to this video I’d earlier seen. Fitting as today is the 84th birthday of my late former father in law Grant Green. Happy Birthday, Grant! You’re keeping it funky!
Made carrot crumb bread with cinnamon and cranberries yesterday. Locally grown carrots. That’s my berry/peach jelly on it, too. Yum with cardamon in my coffee this morning. Meanwhile, I make art in between prepping for next semester and other things swirling around, scholarly and otherwise. On my desk is none other than Zora Neale Hurston… Continue reading musings