Leather Jacket bye bye !!

It never was mine, really. This mature Leather Jacket is ready for something different. I moved it around over the last thirty years. I embellished it throughout the early 1980s with the bands that inspired me. Something new is in the air. Time to be an organizer and let go of this Jacket. The kids played in it.  I grieved over it, those youthful days of punk rock glory. Now my big kids play new games. I am no longer pulled by a nostalgia of what was but live in the present. I am trying real hard too!!

All the things I need to create a letting go party,
Flipside stickers found in a pocket. Must have been there some thirty years??
My farewell picture with a bottle of beer.
All rolled up with green bubble bag. Put in a box for mailing.
Acrylic paint and recycled cardboard for the Leather Jacket Biography Book.
Book complete for mailing in the box with the Leather Jacket.
Green praying mantis stencil hides in the dark acrylic paint.


Author: Hudley Flipside

Welcome to Hudley Flipside’s “The Seminary Of Praying Mantis Publishing.” Praying mantis shows me her story of life, death, and rebirth. For me she is an image or symbol of the divine in all things. I watch the praying mantis in my garden and have taken her image as my logo. She is an amazing little creature, and I relate to her connection to nature. We are both wild and part of this strange world. She is a part of my mythology as I am part of hers.

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