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Out of the Clear Blue Sky

Today I took another walk around the Haight-Ashbury district and strong shadows were calling to me everywhere. I started this watercolor around 1 o’clock under a shower of sunshine and the clear blue sky.   53 more words

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Haight Adjacent

I painted a corner apartment building one block south of Haight-Ashbury today.  I find myself drawn to this neighborhood over and over again.  It has a feeling to it that’s hard to describe.   148 more words

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Uranus the Awakener

At age eleven, I wanted to be a hippie. My parents were stoic, conventional, devout Roman Catholics. Fearful and authoritarian, they were the primary authorities in my life. 542 more words


Rare and Unseen Color Photographs of America’s Hippie Communes from the 1970s - The Vintage News

Their hair and dress, their pioneer spirit, even their Indian teepees evoke the nation’s frontier beginnings. These young people are members of a commune, which they have created for themselves as a new and radical way of living. 237 more words


Where The Wild Things Are

Growing up my favorite book was Where the Wild Things are. I remember every night telling my mom or brothers to read it to me again. 341 more words

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