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Teach The Children

Community Stepping Stones is a phenomenal after school program for youth in Sulphur Springs, an economically-challenged neighborhood in Tampa.  In exchange for a commitment to work hard and stay in school, the young people attend daily art classes. I was honored to be a guest art instructor last week… and you know what they say, […]

The Upside of the Gulf Oil Spill

Living on Tampa Bay, I’m as sick and appalled about the oil spill in the Gulf as anyone.  It’s as if a great darkness is slowly moving towards our pristine estuaries, engulfing everything in its path. The images of what is happening in Louisiana and Mississippi are overwhelming.  What hath man wrought? http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/05/oil_reaches_louisiana_shores.html