Type Turkey

I decided to play around with something silly this morning, a turkey made of type. Wish I had a little more time to work on this today, but not bad for a first try. Now it’s time to be thankful…and eat. Have a happy, healthy Thanksgiving everyone! Greg Betza ©2017

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Into the Melting Pot

Above is a small lino-cut I had done at the South Street Seaport titled Point of Entry…into the melting pot.  Thought it was kind of appropriate given the occasion this holiday weekend, Happy Thanksgiving everyone! May the best of life’s offering in this great land we call home fill yours with peace and abundance. …and for those who […]

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Gratitude

One of the things that impresses me so much about Bali is the culture of gratitude that prevails. Every day, offerings are made to the gods – rice, flowers, little pieces of palm – in gratitude for everything in life. From the small to the large, it’s so easy to forget about being grateful for […]

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Thanksgivukkah

“This year, the first day of Chanukah coincided with American Thanksgiving, the day many of us here in the United States got together to celebrate and express gratitude for our friends, family, and blessings. The last time these two dates coincided was in 1888, and the next will not be for another 79,043 years! Traditionally, […]

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Old friends and new

I went uptown last Wednesday evening to watch the blowing up of the balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. I love the surrealism of these giant cartoon characters, tied down like Gulliver while we Lilliputian citizens walk and gawk at the spectacle. Some of the characters are old friends, like Ronald McDonald; some are […]

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