What can media make you believe?

Acceptance: [/life in the Matrix], 2016, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches Selected for publication in Clamor Art & Literary Journal, University of Washington Bothell, 2017

The Baroness suggests that, unlike other sources, lenticular clouds lie in vertical orientation and give birth to sunflowers.

Paper Tigers

Nukes, 2014, mixed media, 9″ x 12″

The Baroness recalls a roundtable with a new neighbor, former USSR Naval Commander living in a suburb of San Francisco, drinking vodka shots and munching on dill pickles. When quizzed as to Cold War, it was whispered that the Soviets resolved “pushing button” only had fifty fifty chance of reaching the objective or blowing up their own ship, as, of course, it was made in USSR.

Well, there it is…

Liberty: 404 Page Not Found, 2017, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches

The Baroness hasn’t posted in a while and she wonders, out loud, muttering through her studio, “has anyone noticed? No! It’s quite like when you go in search of those freedoms you misplaced!”

The Baroness hasn’t been painting…it makes her a little brittle of tongue. Suffice it to say as the weather warms and the aches and pains subside, she promises to take the brush in hand once again. Meanwhile, she’s been visiting the attic and rearranging all her paintings into something that resembles the Barnes in Pennsylvania when she stumbled across Liberty and lamented “It’s very clear to those that pay attention, our freedoms have been noticeably diluted to the point that they are no longer visible…post this for me, won’t you?”