Portrait of a veteran who went on an off duty mine sweep.
First Place Award in Portraiture.
Donald Trump – Shame on You!
Photograph copyright Ana Elisa Fuentes
The Dolphins face the northern direction and its placement in the fountain symbolizes harmony in the three worlds. Since we are in severe drought, plants have replaced the flow of water; the Chumash people sang traditional and contemporary songs in their language – to honor and welcome the plants, their Dolphin ancestors and the flow of life; which includes the revitalization of the Chumash language.Ho!
Learn more about Chumash life, culture and song here.
Text and photos copyright Ana Elisa Fuentes. Photos captured with Apple iPod
The Legend PeopleThe dynamic rock formations, spires or Hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah were recognized by the Native AmericanPaiutes as the ‘Legend People’ who turned to stone . An ever evolving Rorschach test, facial impressions or rock sculpted figures can been seen and are designated by name throughout the park. According to the National Park Service these unique rock formations, sculpted by the forces of ice and wind erosion, were born 30 to 40 millions years ago when a lake once covered much of Western Utah.
Image copyright Ana Elisa Fuentes
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Today is World Refugee Day, and this begs the question, how many of us will become refugees as a result of climate change? This Haitian woman, is a hurricane survivor who was relocated to a camp in the Dominican Republic at the border with Haiti. TWO PERCENT of Haiti is forested. Simple math tells that the remaining 98 percent is DEFORESTED.
Where there is no soil, there is no food; which leads to hunger.
Deforestation has led to Haiti to depend on other nations, agencies, ,and NGO’s for food.
According to a report published on June 10th, 2015, by the United Nations Internal Oversight Services, “over 200 women were forced into sexual acts with UN peacekeepers in exchange for basic necessities”
Think about the number…
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|Kate Frey pictured among blooming peas at the sustainable Fetzer Valley Oaks garden in Hopland, California.|
Kate Frey, has for 18 years designed and managed the gardens at the Fetzer Valley Oaks vineyard with her award-winning bio-diverse, organic and sustainable gardening methods in Hopland, California. Her merits include gold medals at the Royal Horticulture Society Chelsea Flower show in 2005 and 2007; and a Silver Gilt in 2003. Her colorful and sustainable gardens were not only favored by the judges but met with literal approval from Her Majesty Elizabeth ll, Queen of England, who met with her privately in 2003 and 2007.
Unassuming yet vibrant, Frey was eager to roam the gardens that gave birth to her career. There are numerous accolades attesting to her achievements but there is no mistake, that her work is all about the love for sustainable gardening and the beneficial insects, pollinators, and birds…
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Wild Art .Seattle.
While I was out for a run, I saw the laundry hanging between the buildings. It stopped me in my tracks. A public art installation with a twist of humor.
Humor Blowin’ in the Wind, Belltown. Image recorded with Apple iPod Touch. Image below filtered through Tintype app.
Photographs copyright Ana Elisa Fuentes