THE ART OF PAINTING A MANDALA STONE

LARGE MANDALA STONE by Oswald S. Copeland Why would you want to paint a Mandala Stone? For those of us who lead busy lives, interacting with multiple personalities, some found in one person, achieving CALM is utopia! This quest for peace and serenity by using Mandala stones, is popular in the Middle East, associated primarilyContinue reading THE ART OF PAINTING A MANDALA STONE

BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

It is the title of a new film/documentary financed by the PEALE MUSEUN of Baltimore MD. An attempt to document what African Americans, (when they were called Negroes) did, to survive. From the 1900’s onwards; now the new survivor is THE SQUEEGEE KID, “WHO HAS ENTERPRENEURAL SKILLS”, (described by some of the well knowns inContinue reading BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

I HEARD THE SHOT THAT KILLED EMMETT TILL

Two white men dragged the 14-year-old into a jail cell, accusing him of whistling at a white woman. The “N” word was used continuously. Emmet kept pleading for mercy, saying he had not flirted with the white female; the angered white men ignored his plea. Minutes later, I heard the shot; Emmett was dead. TheContinue reading I HEARD THE SHOT THAT KILLED EMMETT TILL

SENIORS TWERKING TO LOSE WEIGHT

It became a great rage some 15 years ago. Described as sexually suggestive because of the rotation of the waistline to a consistent beat or rhythm. Movement similar to actions engaged in animal cohabitation. TWERKING. In today’s world, such body action is associated with a particular age group and more so a race of womenContinue reading “SENIORS TWERKING TO LOSE WEIGHT”

THIS LITTLE PIGGY WENT TO MARKET!

But this little piggy stayed at home. Why?  Maybe one was white, the other black. Discrimination on the part of the farmer? Just a joke. In Baltimore Maryland, there is a subdivision known as Pigtown. This section of Baltimore in the past was filled with slaughterhouses. Pigs came into town by the railroad B&O. TheContinue reading THIS LITTLE PIGGY WENT TO MARKET!