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Misha Ma'Heo Houser

"To elevate the public's desire and demand for art"

Garden Grove, CA, USA
female, age 54
committed relationship, 2 children
Speaks: English, Gaelic, Spanish
Joined Sep 12, 2000
What I Want to Do:


 
Current Work
Currently working at Oso Creek Trail -- Celebration Garden, Mission Viejo, CA.
Creating final pillar in series of 10 along a mosaic-tiled path which mirrors the creek below. The final pillar pays homage to the Gabrieleno, Chumash, Kumiyay, Tongva and other local tribes which inhabited the area.

Pictures will soon be posted.

This project is part of Mission Viejo's annual celebration of arbor day/earth day. Each year, they've added public art installations to the 5.5 plus miles of trail and planted native shrubs, flowers and other plants along the creek side trails.

I wish more cities would do something like this. It doesn't cost as much as one would think...many local businesses donate materials, supplies and plants for the endeavor, and it's all installed by volunteers and artists.

 
Personal Professional Contact Singles
Joined Sep 12, 2000 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups AFL-CIO, Alba gu Brąth! Scotland Forever!, Ancient Womyn's History, Art 2 Art, California Pagans, Care2Guru, Creative Business Women, Environmental Party, National Organization for Woman, NetSisters Of Care2, Pagans_Save_The_World, SoCal Green, The Ambiguous Artist, Traveling The Traditional Red Road more »
Hometown  
Homepage  
Birthday May 31, 1959  
Languages English, Gaelic, Spanish  
About Me Artist, activist, shamanic practitioner
  Introduce yourself to Misha
  Lifestyle
Pets Cats  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Spiritualist  
Eating Habits Keep it Healthy  
Wild Fact About Me I fantasize about curling (the winter sport, not hair dressing).
My Philosophy Peace is More Profitable than War, and Art is the Soul of a Nation
What Gives Me Hope The goodness of people -- our collective desire to make the world a better place.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Create spaces where children and adults could explore their creativity. Increase the availability of art, theater, music, etc., for the average person.
What/who changed my life and why Too many to list, but here are a few:
(Literature) Hyemyehost Storm - Lightningbolt, Plato - Symposium, Thoreau - Civil Disobedience, Frank Herbert - Dune (the entire series), Camus - The Plague,
(ART) Pisarro - Spring Blossom, Renoir - Luncheon of the Boating Party, Wm. Wendt (colors!), Warhol (audacity/genious), Artemesia Gentileschi & Frida Kahlo (courage/independence), Judy Chicago, Alphonse Mucha, Rene Lalique, Anna Althea Hills.
(Performing Arts)Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare, favorite musicals: Pippin, Cabaret, Dreamgirls, Oklahoma, Guys & Dolls, 1776.
What Bugs Me the Party of "No", Birthers/Deathers, Tea baggers, liars, hypocrisy, hate, Narrow minded people and intolerance  
Passions Art, Plein Air, more ART!, Traveling, Peace and Humanity, Scent of a Woman, peace, laughter, learning  
Inspirations John Edwards, Great Art and Great Artists, Generosity of Spirit, Courageous acts, Great music and good stories  
What Scares Me guns at public political events, right wing extremists spouting hate  
  Favorites
Role Models Rose Espinoza, Rev. Wilfredo Benitez, Eric Bauman, Harvey Milk, Ann Kronenburg, Carlo Fassi, Artemesia Gentileschi, Grace O'Malley  
Quotation
Interests Artifacts/Traditional Pieces, Art/Design, Jewelry, Movies, Community Development, Crafts, Crystals, Printing, Politics, Tarot/Numerology, History, Herbs, Women's Studies, Interior Design, Theater/Performance, Spirituality/Philosophy, News / Media, Books -  
Books Armed Madhouse-Greg Palast  
Music Alternative, Celtic  
Movies Film Noir, Mystery, Action, SciFi, Comics  
TV Shows Bill Moyers Journal, NFL Football!, Castle, Mad Men, Medium, History Detectives(PBS), Time Team (archaeology), Sons of Anarchy, Rachel Maddow, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Men in Trees, Ugly Betty, Flash Forward, True Blood, Psych, Deadwood, Hustle, Weeds, L Word  
Favorite Foods AOI Matcha Green Tea, coffee, dagoba organic free trade dark chocolate, PHO!, Mexican, Italian, Thai  
Favorite Places  
Can't Live Without Politics!, Art, Love, Good Food, Great Books/Movies, Wilderness  
  Introduce yourself to Misha
 
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    Aug 10, 2010 6:59 PM

    Michael D. (1047)

    Here is a Soldier who has found his conscience. It brings tears of hope to me every time I see it.


    Aug 16, 2008 7:44 AM

    Michael D. (1047)

    Jul 4, 2008 11:53 AM

    Sheldon J. (4067)
     

    Please sign this very important Petition concerning Gross Human Rights Abuse in America!


    Here is the link to my Petition - (Visit my page & share with others)


    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/petition/293806954


    http://my.care2.com/sheldonjohnson


    - Sheldon


    Jun 22, 2008 8:48 PM

    Michael D. (1047)

    May 24, 2008 1:23 PM

    JAY A. (2000)
     

    Dec 31, 2007 8:03 PM

    JAY A. (2000)
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    the warmest wishes to you and your family for '2008

    Dec 24, 2007 2:58 PM

    Joanne C. (756)
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    Jul 8, 2007 12:10 AM

    Andy R. (84)
    Words Of Peace Group
    Jun 2, 2007 11:11 PM

    Dolores P. (170)
    beautiful day !!!

    Have a beautiful day !!! 
    Jun 2, 2007 11:10 PM

    Dolores P. (170)
    FOR YOU:

    for you

    happy birthday !!!


    Happy Birthday, Misha

    May your year be filled with joy, beauty, and fulfillment as you pursue your dreams!!!!
    Jun 2, 2007 11:08 PM

    Dolores P. (170)
    beltane blessings

    May 1:  Blessed Beltane and joyous beautiful spring days for you my friend

     

    Jun 2, 2007 11:08 PM

    Dolores P. (170)
    greetings

    Have a great weekend, my friend
    Jun 2, 2007 11:07 PM

    Dolores P. (170)
    earth day blessings

    April 22, 2007:  Earth Day Blessings

    "You see that pale, blue dot? That's us. Everything that has ever happened in all of human history, has happened on that pixel. All the triumphs and all the tragedies, all the wars all the famines, all the major advances.....it's our only home. And that is what is at stake, our ability to live on planet Earth, to have a future as a civilization. I believe this is a moral issue, it is your time to cease this issue, it is our time to rise again to secure our future."

     --- Al Gore
    , Inconvenient Truth
    May 26, 2007 6:07 AM

    Randall B. (1095)
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    Enchanted Birthday Wishes,
    Love and light.  Randy

    May 25, 2007 4:31 AM

    JAY A. (2000)
     
      

    Apr 14, 2007 8:07 AM

    Dolores P. (170)
    happy easter blessed ostara

    ostara blessings

    May you be filled with the spirit of spring today and every day
    Apr 14, 2007 8:07 AM

    Dolores P. (170)
    spring gerbera daisies


    Is it so small a thing
    To have enjoy'd the sun,
    To have lived light in the spring,
    To have loved, to have thought, to have done...

    ~~~ Matthew Arnold

    March 21:  Welcome, joy and hope and beauty: welcome Spring!!!

    Apr 14, 2007 8:05 AM

    Dolores P. (170)
    follow your rainbow

    happy st. patty's day march 17

    March 17:  Happy St. Patrick's Day 
    Wishing you the luck of the Irish every single day !!!

    Apr 14, 2007 8:03 AM

    Dolores P. (170)
    big hugs my friend!!!!

    The March wind roars
    Like a lion in the sky,
    And makes us shiver
    As he passes by.

    When winds are soft,
    And the days are warm and clear,
    Just like a gentle lamb,
    Then spring is here.

    ~~~~ Author Unknown



    Apr 14, 2007 8:02 AM

    Dolores P. (170)
    happy happy heart day !

    "Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart."

    ~~~~  Lamartine

    February 14th: Happy Happy Heart Day, my friend

    Love and Light, Dolores


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