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Happy Valentine’s Day!

When Caroline returned from her expedition, she spent time in New York, then on to Pasadena around Valentine’s Day. Her relationship with Phillip was on the wane, I discovered a letter she wrote. “Your telegram this morning reminds me, my dear, that I haven’t thanked… Continue Reading “Happy Valentine’s Day!”

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season!

It’s impossible to not share this story again for Christmas/New Year’s  2021 and hoping for a much-improved 2022. The last year of Caroline and Margaret’s great adventure was spent in the Fly River Territory. After all this time of gathering portraits and having to… Continue Reading “Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season!”

Exciting Fall News

Explorers Club – Pathfinders Symposium It is with great honor to announce that I will be part of an exciting symposium titled Pathfinders: Women of the Explorers Club. I’ll be joining other women who have incredible stories to tell. Two days of wonderful speakers… Continue Reading “Exciting Fall News”

Going for the Gold

The Gold for Melanesian Artists It was thrilling to see Melanesian athletes participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. My heartfelt congratulations to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji and New Caledonia for participating in the Olympics. I was so proud to see each and… Continue Reading “Going for the Gold”

A Shout of Thanks!

To all the participating artists for the magazine story “The Ocean Arts of Melanesia.”  A special thanks to Alicia Sahib who has not only supported my work over the years but is a strong proponent of organizations that deal with social issues, poverty, violence… Continue Reading “A Shout of Thanks!”

Marine Art – Part II

A continuation of celebrating Melanesian artists and the marine environment! This second announcement  continues to share with you four incredibly talented artists from the Solomon Islands. Recently published in Ocean Geographic Society’s magazine is a story I’ve been working on for the past year.… Continue Reading “Marine Art – Part II”

Marine Art At Its Best

Just published in Ocean Geographic Society’s magazine is a story I’ve been working on for the past year. This was a collaboration with many friends and, more important, this generation of contemporary artists who ARE Melanesian! Starting with four from Papua New Guinea, this… Continue Reading “Marine Art At Its Best”

A Treasure to Share

I could not be happier than to announce this during Women’s History Month. Just a couple of weeks ago, there were plenty of great moments to share with the followers of Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Canvas and Camera. Hang on to your seat, because… Continue Reading “A Treasure to Share”

Women of History

It’s difficult to know where to start. March is a big month for Caroline, Margaret and new discoveries.  How about starting with Caroline’s birthday, March 6, 1897? She knew little of her family history until she began communicating with her Aunt Caroline in 1918. As a… Continue Reading “Women of History”

More Challenging Research

The project still has legs as new information comes in. It’s amazing to watch the “ebb and flow” to Caroline’s story. As you may know, I have been so fortunate to receive original letters written by her and sent to me by the Pillsbury… Continue Reading “More Challenging Research”