BuzzterFuge #446

Way back when, communities existed to take care of each other. They made bread for one another. They talked, celebrated and mourned together. They valued each other. I hope our new normal looks like a multi-cultural, anti-racist, mental-health-destigmatized, sexuality&gender-accepting, anti-body-shaming, pro-compassion, education-centric, ecologically-sustainable version of the olden days. Or said more simply, just like @SchittsCreek.Continue reading “BuzzterFuge #446”

BuzzterFuge #444

“I believe that having a daughter does not make a man decent. Having a wife does not make a decent man. Treating people with dignity and respect makes a decent man.” ~Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez<~..~><All images from National Geographic except eggplant which is from The Classic Italian Cookbook by Julia della Croce>

BuzzterFuge #441

This is meant to depict the dizzying dissonance between oppression, abuse & inequality and the exquisitely stable and eternal potential of the human race. Just on the other side of willful ignorance is a sturdy compassion that would be our species’ default if it weren’t for fear (and psychopathic presidents/police.) <~..~> <Background from Dwellings magazine,Continue reading “BuzzterFuge #441”

BuzzterFuge #440

This is meant to depict the passing of the myth of white supremacy from generation to generation & the fact that the oppressed have been forced to carry its weight. It is way past time everyone ditches the myth and that white people take responsibility for the heavy burden of making things right. #BlackLivesMatter <~..~>Continue reading “BuzzterFuge #440”

BuzzterFuge #439

Let’s pretend our (in)actions don’t impact others… then it’ll all just disappear, right?! Keep pretending and covid; systemic racism; institutionalized white supremacy; psychopaths with badges & immunity, and the unions that defend them; the marginalization and murders of LGBTQIA+ people & BIPOC; the cruel and inhumane treatment of immigrants/kids in cages & families broken; aContinue reading “BuzzterFuge #439”

BuzzterFuge #437

Could we? Could we melt it all down and start from scratch? How about a change for a change?… How about we dismantle, rethink & rebuild. <~..~> <Background from the Best Book of Volcanoes by Simon Adams, map from Notebook World Atlas, words from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #433

<Both images (lakeside town & hill with deer) from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #432

<Deer from National Geographic, background from photos I took in high school— same pic in color and b&w, spikey balls from a book that I can’t recall>

BuzzterFuge #431

<Woman and deer from National Geographic, background is from photos I took in high school and kept for some reason.>

BuzzterFuge #430

<Foreground from National Geographic book about ferns, top background is Van Gogh’s Landscape at twilight, bottom background is Édouard Manet’s Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe>

BuzzterFuge #429

<Tiger from Le Tigre by Morris Hirschfield, person from National Geographic, plants from kids’ book about dinosaurs, background by Vincent Van Gogh>

BuzzterFuge #426

<Lower bowel from Barron’s Essential Atlas of Anatomy, rescuer from tiny comic book called The Invaders, tunnel & background is a painting by William Crowder from National Geographic Magazine>

BuzzterFuge #425

The sharp cry that the styrofoam makes when it is wounded. -John Ford <~..~> <Background from National Geographic, person from Gustav Klimt’s Adele Bloch-Bauer II>

BuzzterFuge #424

Background is a painting by Craig Snodgrass @snodgrassart, person from Tiny comic book called The Invaders, ravioli from The Classic Italian Cookbook by Julia della Croce

BuzzterFuge #421

In this short life that only lasts an hour, how much – how little – is within our power. ~Emily Dickinson <~..~> <Background from Invisible Worlds by Piers Bizony, bamboo structure from The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson, woman from Barron’s Essential Atlas of Anatomy>

BuzzterFuge #420

Pull your senses into the heart and find it expands and is naturally grateful. Gratitude doesn’t need to be activated or conjured. It’s the natural state. And once you’re inside the heart, you find nothing is outside of it. Everything is inside it. ~Paraphrasing my therapist <~..~> <Sculpture from National Geographic (artist unknown), heart &Continue reading “BuzzterFuge #420”

BuzzterFuge #419

“What is happiness? It’s the moment before you need more happiness.” ~Don Draper <~..~> <Earth from The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson, 🍑 from Barron’s Essential Atlas of Anatomy, rocky landscape from The Polar Sea by Caspar Friedrich>

BuzzterFuge #417

Trillions of thanks to all the heroes and helpers. <~..~> <Background from Universe by Heather Couper, city & skyscraper from National Geographic, nurse from Pittsburgh magazine>

BuzzterFuge #416

  <All images from National Geographic, except water which is from The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson>

BuzzterFuge #415

Put a smile in your head. <~..~> <All images from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #413

My 4yo niece, L: “I was so proud about that!” Me: “Why?” L: “Because it was amazing!” <~..~> <Background from National Geographic, girl on horse from la Chevauchée de la Discorde by Henri Rousseau, spiral to be id’ed later>

BuzzterFuge #412

Running back home from a shopping trip because I forgot my face mask. <~..~> <Fish from National Geographic, lady from Il Paese dei Fungi, background an old postcard>

BuzzterFuge #410

The fool, with all his other faults, has this also: he is always getting ready to live. ~Seneca <~..~> <All images from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #408

<Dancers from Dance II by Henri Matisse, flowers from National Geographic, background from Universe by Heather Couper>

BuzzterFuge #406

Put a smile in your head <~..~> <Rose from Time Life book about roses, Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, background from Universe by Heather Couper>

BuzzterFuge #405

Your better half: so close, yet so far away. <Sculpture from National Geographic, background from Universe by Heather Couper>

BuzzterFuge #404

I’m glad I dragged my ass to the theater tonight even though the show was really corny. <Background from a Korean magazine my Mom brought back from Seoul, corn from a magazine I can’t remember & rest from National Geographic.>

BuzzterFuge #400

Romantic beach weekend. <Background from National Geographic, happy couple from The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson>

BuzzterFuge #398

<Background is Vincent Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles, window from Sesame Street book, extra wall hanging from a smaller print of Vinnie’s Bedroom, mushroom from Il Paese dei Fungi (Italian book about mushrooms), garlic from The Classic Italian Cookbook by Julia della Croce, rest from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #397

“Time slows until it becomes a space.” ~my therapist <Vinnie by Vinnie, background from Invisible Worlds by Piers Bizony>

BuzzterFuge #396

Within you is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can escape at any time. ~Herman Hess ~ <Super slug from National Geographic, painter from {tbd; can’t figure it out}, background from a Korean magazine my Mom brought back from Seoul>

BuzzterFuge #395

Stop it! Stop it! Stop it! Please, just stop it. She said stop it! <Fighting men, stop sign & Madonna’s cloud from National Geographic, background & Madonna from unknown, very old painting>

BuzzterFuge #391

Mortadella Maiden <Woman from La Source by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, mortadella from an unknown magazine, other images from National Geographic.>

BuzzterFuge #390

“Watching birds fold themselves into the breeze” ~Fitzroy Diaries, an excellent podcast <Background from National Geographic book about roses, Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci>  

BuzzterFuge #389

When everything is beyond belief to begin with nothing is a surprise. <~..~> <All images from National Geographic, except background, which is from a Korean magazine my Mom brought back from Seoul>

BuzzterFuge #387

“This moment will never be repeated.” <Caption from The Book of Hope by Tomi Musturi, other images from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #384

<Background from unknown book about architecture, other images from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #383

Sensitivity (recovery possible) …. Vulnerability (not recoverable) <Words found in coffee shop (must have been an amazing meeting), background from National Geographic, bathing woman from The Tub, by Edgar Degas>

BuzzterFuge #381

Fear collapses the imagination. <Shoebill stork & house from National Geographic, roses from Time Life book.>

BuzzterFuge #380

<Earth from Universe by Heather Couper, aghast young lady from Incompreso by Florence Montgomery, fire from National Geographic>

BuzzterFuge #376

Garden of Alta Lisas <Background from National Geographic book about roses, Mona Lisas by Leonardo da Vinci>

BuzzterFuge #368

Images from National Geographic, except for pasta machine which is from The Classic Italian Cookbook by Julia della Croce

BuzzterFuge #367

All aboard the vortex! Please have your tickets in hand! And pee first— there are no bathrooms! <Images from kids’ book about space & National Geographic.>

BuzzterFuge #362

We’re next…? Inspired by Eddie Izzard’s A+ standup show, Wunderbar. <#Stegosaurus & boy from kids’ dinosaur book, background from Universe by Heather Couper>

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