Creativity. I find it all through the Oakland Museum of California, and as close as in my own backyard. Last year I began to notice the murals all around Oakland, and saw them even more since muralist Antonio Ramos was shot while painting a community mural in Oakland. 2014 was a busy year for murals… Continue reading Oakland—A Home for Murals
I’m going to put the process for becoming a “full-on” History OMCA docent on hold and look at our current exhibit, Rituals and Remembrance. This year when the opportunity arose to join the training for Dias de los Muertos, I said, “Yes.” Training started in late September and I gathered with fellow docents in the… Continue reading Dias de los Muertos 2015
Our training class met every Tuesday. We bustled in, some with notes and binders as if carrying them would keep us from forgetting important facts. This Tuesday I was charged with my tour as I had “lucked out” the last week when time ran out just as it was my turn. I spent hours in… Continue reading I Gather My Courage!