The CHamoru word for land is Tåno. We are taotao tåno, people of the land. Most families once had ranches. Some still do. When I was a kid my cousins and I would spend the weekends in Ipan with our grandparents and our mothers at our Granny's house. We would help clean green onions from the … Continue reading The gift of working your land, however small it is.
I missed a pretty awesome opportunity a little while ago. A series of workshops for children’s book authors and illustrators was being offered. If you had an interest in creating children’s books and could commit to all the days of the workshops, the opportunity was available and it was funded through a grant, making it … Continue reading Read, Write, Dream, Draw – The book I illustrated has been published!
I had a rough start to my morning yesterday and had to work really early. I was also thinking about a cartoon deadline and trying to go through some of the topics I had gathered in my head yesterday. As I was mentally sorting through local news stories in my head, I decided to look … Continue reading What just happened?!
WOW!, an art exhibit for children and their families, will be up at the CAHA gallery throughout the month of December. If you have the time, please visit the exhibit. You can bring your children during Christmas break. You can get directions and learn more about the gallery on their website.
This past Friday we opened an exhibit for children and their families, at the CAHA gallery. The exhibit will be up throughout November, so even if you missed the opening, there is still time to visit the exhibit. WOW! is something that has been brewing in my head for a while now. So earlier this … Continue reading WOW! an art exhibit for children and their families – throughout November
Check out the awesome work that the students in my DIY class did. We made pop up cards for our 3rd class. Previously we made 2 different kinds of book marks and wall decals. This last week we are working on photo booth props. So far it has been a lot of fun getting to … Continue reading Summer art program for Guam’s teens
This picture is actually from a couple weeks ago. It's a healthy mid day office snack made up of local mango, local mountain apple, and not local coconut water. How awesome would it have been if I had a local coconut with a straw on it on my desk? I think my bosses would be … Continue reading Eat Local, Gift Local
I had a very interesting opportunity recently. I went to a dinner show featuring Pia Mia, the Guam born singer/song writer. Honestly, I don't know too much about Pia Mia and I really wasn't expecting to enjoy the show. I felt a bit guilty being there and taking a spot that a young fan could … Continue reading One of our own, Pia Mia