Today's post is about footprints. When we were on vacation in Costa Rica this year I photographed our footprints. And my blog posts are just like those footprints. Footloose and fancy free.
But when I was thinking about what I could paint for http://ripplesketches.blogspot.com/ I thought about those same footprints. But this time in a more serious way. I thought about how each and every one of us leaves an oily footprint. And maybe we should all try to leave a lighter imprint behind. I don't want to preach, so that's all I'm going to say on the subject. The ripple blog is raising money for The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies and The International Bird Rescue Research Center. And has raised around $500 dollars so far.
Here's how it works. An artist paints a small original piece and donates it to the blog. People can go to the ripple blog, donate 10 bucks to one of the charities and pick out a piece of art. I bought one myself. And I feel so good that I might have caused a small ripple of change. So can you.