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Chicago Betty MUSIC

Music for the Soul to Dance to

When I first awaken, I head to my tiny kitchen and fill my French Press with coffee and boiling water. I press beyond the water level, and although the instructions say to leave it there for 5 minutes before you press it to the bottom of cylinder, I rarely make it to the 5 minute […]

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Woman Smiling (Acrylic)

I painted this shortly after an unexpected and extended stay of exactly 40 days in Copenhagen in January through February of 2001. Personally, it’s my favorite, but when a friend saw it recently, she saw something entirely different from what I saw. I suppose that’s why it’s called Art. It’s title is based on what […]

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Chicago Betty Classical Composition MUSIC Piano

Threshold

  Piano Composition by Hood & Gudgalis (1984) Musical Influences: Vivaldi, Bach, Beethoven  Art by BB Hood   One day, many years ago, not long before I would give birth to my first child, and then my second, I waited for the man I would later marry, who was editing a film at a studio […]

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Chicago Betty POEMS and POETRY

Morning Prayer – Reasoning with God (VISUAL VERSION)

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Untitled (Watercolor, 2018)

Untitled, 2018