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Hello Everyone- Announcing my blog for facebook to show samples from books and celebrity portraits. Separate from the previous blog because of the length of some of the stories. I have alot to say and want to share. Will do my first post soon Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at Skittyclark's blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Both Polar ice caps are slowly melting, as Global Warming continues. At the current rate of warming, it is predicted that the Earth will be mostly covered by water, within the next century. The High-Tech submarine "Nemo" was sent to Antarctica, to record and interpret the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley From Book 2 - A Ghostly Anthology of Tall Tales William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, has been performed thousands of times, in thousands of different production styles. Theater groups and movies have portrayed the ill-fated lovers, as Teens in the Future, Teens in the Modern City... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley From Book 2 - A Ghostly Anthology of Tall Tales The surrounding land of Mt. Vesuvius has been destroyed and rebuilt, by the volcanic activity of the region, for centuries. Long ago, in 79 AD, a massive explosion from the mountain, demolished the city of Pompeii.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley The Artist, Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin, was known to have bouts of severe depression, suicidal tendencies and had brilliant artistic visions. Most of the famous paintings, done in Impressionist style, were fantasies from his vivid imagination. He moved to Tahiti, to escape the “mechanical world” to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Berlin 1944 The terror of World War spread like a disease and infected the Earth with hatred, violence and prejudice. Ignorance and blind justice entered every aspect of life. It was as if Pandora's Box was opened and released a plague on humanity. In Germany, the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
Nightfall 7 Denver, Colorado 2050 The “Mile-high City Dome and Arena” was the gathering place for the largest rock concert with an expected attendance of 500,000 fans. Bands from around the globe, worked together to produce the event, designed to be peaceful and enjoyable. The world was in chaos after... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Skittyclark's blog
by Kathleen A. Staley another twisted tale from the Astral Plane, 2011 Before and during the Civil War, the Richardson family owned a plantation of peaches and pecans, near New Orleans Louisiana. The traditional southern family employed many migrant workers and paid them well to tend the crops. Leland Richardson,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen Staley From book 7 , Tales from the Astral Plane, 2011 CEO, Mr. Jayden Martin, ran one of the most financially successful investment companies on Wall St. He had most of his savings invested in stocks and earned billions, at the expense of his many employees and investors.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen Staley From book 7 , Tales from the Astral Plane, 2011 Atlanta, Georgia 1954 Twin boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bowers. They named their sons William and Robert. Two years later, they had twin daughters, Jessica and Christina. The children appeared to grow up in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Inspired by Merlin Koonz and Lucas Alexander 2011 Planet Earth Eden Complex EDEN- Environmental Development -European Node A Research Facility 2075 Research scientist, Dr. Merlin Lucas, was busy calculating a formula for converting toxic waste into a renewable energy source. He worked around the clock and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Christmas Eve Mt. Mary’s Children’s Hospital, Cancer Ward The hospital was elaborately decorated and the halls decked for the Christmas Season. A parade of Santa Clauses, Elves and Carolers entertained the unfortunate children spending Christmas in the hospital. Many of the children were terminally ill with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley From the book A Time For Dreaming Volume 4 of Short Stories Part 1 of 2 The Royal Court Jester England 1483 Twelve year old, Edward, from the House of York, descendant of the Royal Plantagenet Family, inherited the throne. Edward’s father, the King, was killed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley This story is a complete fabrication of fiction, with a few facts added for content. Meant as a satire on conflicting views. From the book Spirit Children. Brooke Mason hated her job as a bank teller and desperately wanted to pursue a career as a Photographer.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley This story is fictional, based on various religious doctrines and personal philosophies. It is in no way meant to explain or discredit any faith or political views. Live and Love In Peace - K Staley 2011 Baghdad, 1012 The Caliph, Al Hakim bi-Amr Allah and the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Psychic, Meredith Stone owned a small cottage, where she read Tarot Cards, sold books, trinkets and art. It was high upon a hill, overlooking the river. It was near Maryhill, Washington, in the Columbia River Gorge. A replica of the Stonehenge Monument, in England, was constructed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Sixty year old Jack Morgan lived in his own fantasy world of Pirates and High-sea Adventure. He called himself, “Capitaine Jacques Morgan, the fiercest Pirate in the History of the World”. Nobody understood that he would never intentional harm himself or anyone else. He carried a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Alta California 1770 On June 3, 1770, the flag of Spain was raised on the shore of San Diego Bay. A cross and altar were built and two bells were hung from a large oak tree. Christian families from Spain, gathered together to worship in their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Greg Taylor was a kind-hearted Millworker from Arkansas, with the responsibility of raising an inquisitive little girl named Annie. Annie asked questions constantly and kept asking them, until she had a satisfactory answer. She wondered about everything and how things worked. Sometimes her questions were more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Everyone at Hasani Designs scurried to prepare for the launch of their new line of Haute Couture. Designers from Milan, New York, Rome and England were going to attend the elite event. Models primped and fussed over the clothing. The wardrobe manager was distraught and overworked,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Alexandria, Egypt 30 BC Young Princess Cleopatra was a free spirited soul with a vivid imagination. She would watch from the Palace Tower windows at the massive Lighthouse being constructed at the entrance to the Nile River, where it meets the Sea. The solar and candle... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Rose owned a spectacular flower shop called “Once Upon A Rose”. She inherited a failing gift shop, from her parents, after they were both killed in a car accident. Rose spent years coping with her loss and retreated into her own fantasy world, where nothing but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Inspired by Lucas Alexander Egypt, Palace of Ramses II 1260 BC A glorious jubilee in honor of Sed Festival was held in the court of Ramses II. The young king assumed the throne when he was only thirty years old. He was wise beyond his years... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley From the book A Time For Dreaming Egyptian Sunrise The Great Pyramids of Egypt greet every rising sun and collects its’ solar power. In ancient times, the power was used to guide the spirits of the dead to the afterlife. When a body was properly prepared,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog
by Kathleen A. Staley Ethiopia Capitol City, Addis Ababa 2012 Christian, Jewish, Muslim and all religious leaders gathered together at a Peace Conference. Addis Ababa, meaning “Flower”, was chosen to be the meeting place of representatives from all over the world. The ancient capitol city was one of the oldest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at The Artist In You Blog