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Monday, March 24, 2008
Yesterday I met a woman who announced she was doing nothing with her life except trying to live in the moment. It seems to me a worthy goal. I can't tell you how much I am thinking ahead to what I must do next and I know many others who are the same. It is a very Zen goal and it mind floated me to an image of Buddha's hand. Writer Julia Cameron talks about opening ourselves to something greater to let coincidence, kismet or the fates guide our muse. The photo here was taken just after I left our discussion. I laughed when I saw the Don't Walk hand floating in all the red and orange glory. Perhaps there's something to this...
Susan Shaw is an internationally exhibited painter and photographer. Private and public collections include the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Shaw is the recipient of two New York State Artist’s Fellowships and 2007/2009 residency fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center.
Kurt Hoss is a freelance photographer capturing the exuberance of
New York City for 35 years. A favorite project has been documenting life in south western Louisiana, culminating in two recent books, Going to Lafayette and Bosco Swamp.
Shaw and Hoss recently received an AVA gold award for video production, as producers of The Mermaid Parade.