Celebrating Again - It's an Open House!
The Gathering Goodness Mosaic was installed in Kingston, NY at the HealthAlliance Hospital Mary's Ave. Campus at the beginning of December. The Mosaic will remain there until March... Read more
A Good Gathering
I am happy to announce that the Gathering Goodness Mosaic is finished and installed at Houlton Regional Hospital in Houlton, ME where it will remain on their concourse until Mid-September. ... Read more
Faces of love...
Dear Backers and Followers,
I can't believe that a month has flown by without an update. I got a few prompts last week from friends asking about progress. I've been... Read more
It's Raining ... Possibilities
It is raining hard here in the Catskills. The trek over to my studio space and back sends cold drizzles down my neck as I return for a second cup of... Read more
Alive to the infinite mystery of it all...
I'm so grateful for all you have shared with me. Many of your explanations of photos and stories, hold pain, beauty and gratitude all in the same piece.... Read more
Into the light...
When looking for submissions, I didn't realize it would be that challenging for folks. I guess that's because I'm in love with and grateful for everything... the color green of... Read more
Woohoo! .... WE did it! ... Thank you!
I slept in today. I've been operating on less then 5 hours of sleep/night for several weeks as I worked on this campaign. I awoke to a message from Kickstarter... Read more
Celebrating & Sharing Love...
Happy Valentine's Day! I want to thank everyone for their support of this project. It has been amazing! I want to share some backers' love with you today because I... Read more
Fuzzy, furry love...
THANK YOU everyone for sharing all the peace, joy and love in your life with me. This update covers a few of the beloved furry companions that have been shared... Read more
There is More Love...
The following song was sent to inspire by backers: Catherine and Peter Okhuysen. "It's a traditional African American song is so full of hope and love." I think the... Read more
A Mother's Love ... A Child's Heart
THANK YOU! I am so grateful for the beautiful stories and images that I am receiving. I am awed by the continuing overlap in stories and photos. I wish I... Read more
Love from afar....
THANK YOU EVERYONE for embracing the stretch goals and continuing to invest in LOVE and sharing the Gathering Goodness Mosaic! We've almost reached the first S-T-R-E-T-C-H!
I wanted to introduce... Read more
Wind, water and passion
From backer Carol Tomassetti:
Sailing brings so much joy and passion to those that have the opportunity to experience it. The thrill or calm that comes from skirting along the... Read more
Adding to the Experience.... Stretch Goals.
Thank you again to all the backers who have continued to share this project! I'm glad you are having a positive experience you wish to share. I'm still astonished that... Read more
We did it ... THANK YOU!
When I awoke yesterday morning this song was playing in my head. When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down) by Great Big Sea which was introduced to me by backer... Read more
Life is SWEET
The following poem is a submission by backer Jennifer Sylvester. It is written by her late son, Sam.
SWEET by Sam Sylvester
Life is to be lived hard.
Dig in... Read more
A Mother's legacy... 18 years later
Backer Brandee Wilson shared:
"This is Jane... And Jane's Place. Today marks the 18th year since my mom passed of a brain tumor. Her ashes are in the foundation of... Read more
Forgiveness and Hope...
Backer Nate McFadden wrote: This is my father posing with a photo he took in 1971 and with the driver that helped us find the spot he took it. From... Read more
I am drawn to backer Bruce Glick's submission of "Yarns" to represent the parallel and overlapping connections of friends on a cool winter's night. The strands speak of warmth.
It... Read more
It wasn't Groundhog Day but GRATITUDE DAY...
I received this photo and story from backer, Matt Cowan tonight.
"This is my Dad. 74 year old, in a wheel chair, has polio, now in nursing home with seizures... Read more
A beautiful gift ...
First THANK YOU everyone! We are almost 50% of the way to the project becoming a reality!
This wonderful collection was submitted by a man who has had these... Read more
You say it's your FIRST TIME?
I'd like to say THANK YOU to the 62% of you who were first time backers! Thanks to everyone we are at 41% with three weeks to go. Woohoo!
According... Read more
May the Force be with You...
Tonight I finally saw the Star Wars movie at my local theater. I'm a fan of the battle between light and dark in the force. As I was leaving the... Read more
Shine your Light; Share your Love...
WOW, THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR GENEROSITY! It is wonderfully overwhelming, the project is 37% funded with 27 days to go! Let's keep the momentum going... How? You can please share this... Read more
When Life gives you Lemons... Paint them.
I love the rich colors and negative space of the sky in this submission of a lemon tree in someone's yard in California. The sun through green leaves is beautiful...... Read more
From sadness & loss came peace, joy & love
I received my first musical submission today in the form of a Song Title with this story.
My Mom was afraid to die saying "I know what's here but I... Read more
"LIKED" around the world...
I'm grateful that people around the world have "liked" my Facebook page for the Gathering Goodness Mosaic project.
I want to receive INSPIRATION (submissions) for the Gathering Goodness Mosaic from... Read more
What an amazing first day...
I am so overwhelmed by the initial support for Gathering Goodness. The project has 11 backers already and is 10% of the way to being fully funded! Yay!
I've received... Read more