Would Gun Safety Prevent Mass-Shootings And My Moment Of Horror?

Jaelynn Willey - RIP 03/22/2018This is a picture of Jaelynn Willey, she is sixteen years old, the same age as my Daughter, and was a student at Great Mills High School in St Mary’s County, I saw was because she passed away on Thursday night (03/22/2018). The reason for this tragic death was she was shot in the head on Tuesday (03/20/2018) by a fellow student (who will remain nameless cause I don’t glorify assholes), and the reason from what I can gather is they broke up. Senseless, a life taken, lives destroyed and lost, over, really nothing.

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How To Talk To Your Kids In An Active Shooter Situation

 

Breaking NewsThere has been an epidemic of school shootings, but you think, it will never happen to me, right? My kids are safe, my kids school isn’t in a bad area, you will be in denial, fooling yourself it will never happen, then it does to you kids. I know this… Because it happened to Daughter.

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A Look Back In Time At My Longfield High School 1985 Report Card

My Longfield High School Report CardI got a surprise post from my Father back in the UK today, it was a report card from my first year at Longfield High School from way, way back in 1985. I believe I was twelve at the time and my year that came up from Swallowdale, and other surrounding schools, completed the first full complement of students for this new three-year school.  Continue reading

Journey Into The Tempest With the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

The Tempest By The Baltimore Shakespeare CompanyThe Tempest By The Baltimore Shakespeare CompanyI will happily admit that going to the Theater is not a thing I do, I just don’t, not many folk do, with the advent of moving pictures. going out to the theater for an evening’s entertainment really stopped being a thing for a lot of people, myself included. So, when I got an invitation to watch The Tempest performed by the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, I decided why not, but wasn’t too sure what to expect.

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The 2017 Art Of Alt World Studios

The Teddyverse Pantheon is now in full effect - Mr. Button, Artie, Hero Ted, Jessie, Red, Hue, Bluey, Cuddly Cthulhu, Wunder Bunny, Tristan, Jet, Fernando, Archer, Wilma, Duo, Dhoort, Crazy, Forrest & Scout and Horace, with Roboted in the background.As years go, 2017, wasn’t a huge art productive year, in total I created over 88 individual pieces, most of them shown in the Gallery after the jump. Not everything is show, I did create a couple of comic book sketch covers, but I don’t have a digital record of them. 2017 marks another evolution in my drawing style as I finally get comfortable drawing my Teddy Bear Heroes in a style that works, and adds the dynamic action I was looking for. So, although my production of art was down this year, my style has grown significantly.
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