A journey to discover who the American People are today.
The last election cycle in the U.S. has raised more questions than answers. What became clear is a great divide exists between much of the population - what's happening? Clearly many, young and old, are dealing with a new America. What's on their mind?
9 Conversations... a sampler.
This is a creative project of photography, film making, media and storytelling. It is about listening. This is a project that touches the lives of ordinary people. It is their story.
This project is for everyone who believes in our country. It is an amazing place, like no other. We need to know more about each other.
People and Places
Talking with Rex in Oxford, Mississippi about politics, religion, voting and guns. He is a Christian and thinks we need to start a dialogue about the important issues today.
Having conversations. Goodsprings, Tennessee, talking with Dennis, who worked at the G.M. plant before it closed. He was lucky and got his pension. Tuscumbia, Alabama, Talking with Cindy about her view of life today and the past. Part of the mosaic.
An American Idea
Talking with Levi, a young Amish man in southern Iowa. We talked about how he built a business and his plans for the future. This is an excerpt.
Artists are so much a part of the fabric of our country. They see the possibilities before the rest of us. Tina is one of the Scrappy People.
A new America, a New Year, 2018
New Year's morning 2018, in the kitchen talking with David, innkeeper for 40 years on Washington's southwest coast, near the Oregon border. We talked about life in a small rural community. This is an excerpt.
Look. See. Listen. Record.
Finding connections. Traveling and talking to people about what it means to be an American today. All walks of life and ages. This is a journey to listen to what people have to say about work, family, community, health, dreams, and roots. Documenting the American People.
Gathering Content, on the Road
Who are the dreamers today? Talking about immigrants. Finding opportunities. What do you tell your kids?
What do we tell our kids today?
Truly a Mosaic, it is a big diverse country worth discovering. What do you tell your kids today? A Chinese immigrant with a work ethic. So many stories.
To understand the people, it is important to understand where they work and live.
Many are concerned about our country today... what lies ahead?
A journey through America to understand what's going on.
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Trips are being planned for the coming year. The industrial areas known as the rust belt, the deep south, east coast and much more are planned.