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Howard Cravis 1926 – 2010

On Thursday, November 18 my father died in the hospital, with my sister, my brother, my great friend Lukas and I at his bedside.  He was 84 years old.  Without over-thinking my action, I quickly created a stamp to honor … Continue reading

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Workshop Participants Transcend Human Thought

Close your eyes… empty yourself of all human thoughts…start to think Tree thoughts… It may be helpful to picture a favorite tree or trees…now ask your Tree Self what message you would like to send to the humans? What message … Continue reading

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BOSTON CENTER for the ARTS website is DOWN…

The forces of evil are hacking overtime to bring the non-profit sector to its knees… Until further notice the BCA website is down… However: Workshop is on for this Saturday, November 6 1 – 4 PM For information about the … Continue reading

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Who will save the human race… from ourselves???

Today, a mixed report.  I scattered exactly 500 maple leaves on one of the big paved pathways in Boston Common, each leaf tattoo’d with the latest stamp: TO REPORT A FALLEN LEAF… How gratifying it was to stand to the … Continue reading

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Halloween: The Day After

Faced with uncertainty about the project, I asked the Universe for a sign.  The Universe sent me a rubber nose, in the gutter amongst the fallen leaves of the South End.  It’s given me the strength to go on… Better … Continue reading

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Leaf of the Day

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Sunny skies predicted for Workshop! This Saturday!

Join me this Saturday, October 23 for the first public workshop, in conjunction with LEAF A MESSAGE at Boston Center for the Arts.  Workshop is free!  For more information and registration: http://www.bcaonline.org/visualarts/workshops.html NOTE: Late registration O.K.!

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A shot in the arm

I dragged my ass from the studio to Boston Common this morning, clutching two white plastic bags (13 gallon, tall kitchen garbage with drawstring, unscented), and expecting very little.  Two measly plastic bags!  And it took a whole two days … Continue reading

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CHRIST! Look at me…

LOOK AT ME… 46 years old.. a grown man, with no proper job… I spend my days stamping ink on to these autumn leaves… JESUS! But really, it’s not right to boast.

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First action: Harvard Square Oktoberfest

What better way to kick off the project than a bit of absurdist theatre?  This morning i stamped all the big leaves that i picked up yesterday in historic Concord center… and by noon i was in Harvard Square, where … Continue reading

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