Sometimes I think that all of the portrait artists I know are "the canaries in the coal mine." Maybe it's because we basically like and care about people?
My artsy friends are getting involved in this issue as it worries us all.
President Barack Obama will deliver a major prime-time address to Congress next Wednesday (September 9) on his plans to overhaul the nation's health care system.
And finally, some Good News!
If you pick up any newspaper today (September 2, 09), you'll see reports that the economy is beginning to turn around and go in a positive direction.