Off the Wall

The rain pelted my living room window last night as the flames in the fireplace danced in the near distance. Wrapped in a blanket I had knitted as part of my first memoir, Bucket List, I curled up with photographer Sheila Pree Bright’s stunning book 1960 Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives…

Super art

Granted, excitement is mounting in Downtown Atlanta for the Big Game as Super Bowl frenzy descends upon us. But the story closest to my heart is the Super Bowl legacy project that will live beyond the event — the super art featured in the Off the Wall series of new public murals, presented by the…

A small hand in the Super Bowl

Yesterday I had a very small hand in the significant series of murals currently being painted with support by the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, the City of Atlanta, and the WonderRoot arts organization — and you can, too! Simply sign up for volunteer opportunities here. I signed up for two hours for the mural being…

Hey, there!

Robyn Elliott, the astounding owner of Bicycle Tours of Atlanta (the #1 Outdoor Activity in Atlanta, according to Trip Advisor), took this photo of me last week when we were Traveling at the Speed of Bike together. And now, hey, there I am, on the About Us page of her company’s website! I’ve been rolling…

Off the Wall

This new mural, by Yehimi A. Cambron Alvarez (discovered while Traveling at the Speed of Bike on a cold and windy day), is part of the Off the Wall partnership between WonderRoot, the City of Atlanta, and the Super Bowl LIII Host Committee. There will eventually be up to thirty new murals, all a result…