Design, lettering, big pieces by Wayne Stratz
dark to light background by Margaret Almon
letters by Wayne Stratz
shimmering background by Margaret Almon
- The most important moment in my teaching career was when I decided the number one thing that mattered in my classroom was the presence of joy. Not that I have anything against peace, love, and understanding (and Hope!)
- Besides hope, no other word has emerged as many times from our studio.
- I have a splendid friend named Joy, who I miss and who I hope to see this June.
- Joy is a full immersion one word message. It resonates from your heart and fills your entire body.
- My 21st rule on my classroom wall ~ feel free to enjoy the jazz.
- My musical tastes have changed my entire life. Who knows what the future holds, but for a decade plus jazz has ruled the day.
- Jazz concerts are joyful. The musicians are truly playing with each other.
- The one word message. Jazz unfolds with my life. It is in my classroom, my commutes these days (today I sat in a long line of traffic stopped by a train and enjoyed listening to Miles Davis), it is in my studio, and it randomly flows from six CD's when we have friends over for pizza.
What brings you joy?
What word represents a presence in your life, like jazz is present in mine?
|Rainbow by Margaret Almon|
classic black by Wayne Stratz
|background by Margaret Almon|
peachy keen jazz by Wayne Stratz
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background by Margaret Almon
Youghiogheny Jazz by Wayne Stratz
|small blue pieces by Margaret Almon|
lettering and big blue by Wayne Stratz