She would wear flowers in her hair and sing with all her might wherever she went, even when it seemed no one was listening. She said in her next life she would be a tree and needed lots of practice. Trees are never afraid to bloom, and they never give up, she would say. And that's why she sang every day. She was working up the courage to be a tree.
"The Courage To Be A Tree" for the "From Cart To Art" fundraiser
Straub Environmental Center in Salem, Oregon (October 11, 2014)
Made of all recyclable materials: plastic beverage bottle caps, cardboard, paper, and acrylic paint.