Fighting Crime in Any Possible Way

I don’t like the state of my neighborhood, but I don’t have enough money to move to a new home in a different neighborhood. Besides, I’ve been living in this neighborhood for nearly 40 years. I shouldn’t have to move just because the crime rate has increased. I will not be chased out of my home by some criminals with no morals. I do have something that will keep them away. I went to and had a home security system installed. If a criminal even thinks about trying to do anything to my home, the police will be breathing down his neck in an instant.

What led to me getting a home security system installed was one of my neighbors getting shot in his own home. Continue reading Fighting Crime in Any Possible Way

Teaching Art over the Internet

Since switching to Frontier in New Haven CT, I’ve been teaching my own art class. I learned how to paint by watching a television show that used to come on public television. The show gave people instructions on how to paint a picture in 30 minutes using only 7 or 8 colors. It was a magnificent feat to see the artist paint the picture every week in such a short amount of time. I bought my own paint set to follow along with him, and each time I got better at painting until I could teach other people to do it.

I run my show in the same way that the artist on television used to run his. I give my students a list of the paints that will be used for each lesson and tell them if there are any steps that need to be taken before they start a particular painting. One of the paintings that we did involved putting a lot of black paint on most of the painting to give an effect of a night time sky. Continue reading Teaching Art over the Internet