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PACIFIC OCEAN AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS – Author’s Travel from Seattle to Akima Valley

In Washington State the color green dominates in Seattle, blue reigns in the waters of Puget Sound, while the White Mountains Olympic Park is full color table of nature. When you get off at Seattle Airport, you find yourself coming to a remote area, in the realm of forests and volcanoes, one of the most fascinating areas in North America. ...

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IRIS SCOTT (1984), AMERICAN PAINTER – “She can manipulate thick paint with her fingers in ways brushes never could.”

IRIS SCOTT 1/3 – Her original oil paintings are on show in 4 US galleries, but her prints are economically accessible. She was born on a small farm near Seattle. Her parents named her Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow. Their home was surrounded by woodlands and she could play with many animals, build houses in the woods and ...

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AMERICAN INNER LANDSCAPES – Moving around Pacific rhododendron, state flower of Washington

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WHERE THE ESSENCE OF DEER JOINS THE ANCESTORS – Gloria Bird

She lives in Wellpinit, where she works for the Spokane Tribe and teaches at the Salish-Kootenai College campus. Her poetry collections include Full Moon on the Reservation, The River of History, and Red Roots Sparse. Her poetry and prose focus on how the representations of native peoples can facilitate harmful stereotypes. She is a member of the Northwest Native American ...

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I WAS CONTROVERSIAL FIGURE ON MY RESERVATION WHEN I WAS KID – Sherman Alexie

SHERMAN JOSEPH ALEXIE is one of the most award-winning writers in North America, but his studies have been characterized by home studying. This American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker was born in 1966 grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. His parents were alcoholics, but he described his life at the reservation school as challenging. Because of his ...

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HE HAD TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY DRUMS AND HE LEARNED WITH THE BYRDS – Michael Clarke

He was born in Spokane in 1946. He had fled home to California when he was 17 years old, to become a musician. According to the legend, he was discovered while playing on a beach. He had never played drums and before entering the Byrds, his musical knowledge were the piano lessons, which he received from his mother in his ...

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THE SMELL OF HISTORY – Author’s Travel in Massachusetts

FROM CAPE ANN TO HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE As always, starting an Author’s Journey, we suggest to explore creativity of someone born in this land, such as painter Louise Upton Brumback, songwriter Jake Armerding or reading a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne or some poems by Elizabeth Bishop. Jutting out into the Atlantic, 25 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts, is Cape Ann. ...

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LOUISE UPTON BRUMBACK (1867/1929), AMERICAN PAINTER

INTO THE LIGHT, ALL BRIGHT AND COLORFUL LOUISE UPTON BRUMBACK 1/3 – Cecelia Beaux, Marion Boyd Allen and Louise Brumback were among the most famous painters of Cape Ann artist columns, https://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/tag/louise-upton-brumback/ a rocky promontory on the Atlantic Ocean (in northeastern Massachusetts). She believed that the best art was able to show the individuality and ability of the artist’s self-expression. ...

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MASSACHUSSET’S UNITED COLORS

As always, starting an Author’s Journey, we suggest to explore creativity of someone born in this land, such as painter Louise Upton Brumback, songwriter Jake Armerding or reading a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne or some poems by Elizabeth Bishop. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, ...

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FALLING IN – Jake Armerding, “the most gifted songwriter from the Boston folk scene in years”

He stands out from a crowd of new songwriters for his ability to create something new from something old. Jake Armerding is singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist devoted to contemporary folk music, progressive bluegrass and classic folk-rock of the 1960s. He is an American musician from Boston (Massachusetts), a British literary graduate, who uses acoustic string instruments (such as mandolin, acoustic ...

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