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Making Believe

Cassandra’s Castle is based on a coming of age theme. What does it take to understand the difference between the romanticized version of rebellion and freedom, and the often quite different reality of war? It is a question that should be asked by any generation, not just naïve young girls Continue reading

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Cassandra’s Castle

I first began reMartins_Raymakersearch for Cassandra’s Castle the same time a friend, Pat Stricklin and I began a genealogy research for her grandfather. It was said her grandpa was related to Portuguese royalty. We did find some information about him. Because of certain circumstances, he and her grandmother had never been photographed together. Touched by their lives, I felt compelled to paint a portrait of the two together. It was a very emotional experience for me. Continue reading

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Making Believe there are Mermaids!

Writing a story about mermaids isn’t enough. You have to experience them and indeed I was able to with the awesome help of Mermaid Kariel, who makes children’s dreams come true! Here’s a look at what she did for Pouraka’s … Continue reading

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Making Believe I know what I’m talking about?

Just a musing today! After doing my best to make a video with Premier Pro…well actually two or three videos, I was reminded what learning is all about. Again. At one time I came to a hurdle in my art … Continue reading

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They are here!!!

Death did not disturb him for a mer’s passing was graceful, as is the swaying of the ocean under a summer’s moon. If his mother had died naturally, he would have taken comfort in knowing she was fulfilling the final cycle of life.
But she didn’t die naturally. Continue reading

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Day 3-Storm of Creativity-Maria and the Angel

But from that day forward, Maria spoke often of the angel that she saw. She said her name was Jovita and she had hair as golden as the sun, which was unusual because everyone in the village had black hair. Continue reading

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Day 2 Challange-A storm of Creativity-Storming the Sea

The sea was unusually rocky that night. White caps spit foam at the moon and the spray numbed Xylepher’s ears and froze his nose. The boy rowed in rhythm with the other men, his young arms even shorter than the … Continue reading

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