IN MEMORIAM - Frank O. Hettick (1937 - 2011): Frank O. Hettick Jr. was born in 1937 in Tillamook, Oregon. Like so many other space artists of his generation, his interest in space and astronomical art began at 13 when he received a copy of "The Conquest Of Space" by Willy Ley and Chesley Bonestell. Those Fantastic illustrations encoraged Frank to begin drawing his own space scenes.
Soon thereafter, he enrolled in the high school art classes and began painting, first in tempera then in oils. Being the second-tallest boy in high school forced him onto the basketball team, but he soon gave that up to spend more time on his part-time jobs ...
mother said I was born wicked-page 33: WHY ARE YOU MAKING PROBLEMS,
FIND MY PACKET OF CIGARETTES
AND PUT DEM BACK WHERE YOU FOUND DEM,
MUMMY KNEW SHE COULDN’T WIN
SO SHE GAVE HIM BACK HIS FAGS,
AND WENT INTO THE KITCHEN
TO CONTINUE HER QUIET NAG,
I KNOW I WAS ONLY YOUNG AT THE TIME
BUT MY MOTHER WAS VERY DIFFICULT,
SHE WAS ALWAYS FUSSY AND IN A MOOD
AND THREW AT US ALL KINDS OF INSULTS,
MY FATHER WENT AND SMOKED SOMEWHERE
THEN CAME BACK TO GET READY FOR BED,
HE ALWAYS LEANED ON THE HEADBOARD
WITH A TOWEL DRAPED OVER HIS HEAD,
EARLY TO BED AND EARLY TO RISE
THAT’S WHAT HE ALWAYS USED TO SAY,
AND IN THE MORNING HE ...
Re-Awakening of Kala Sunshine:: Its been a difficult decision, for me, but I did manage to be who I am for the most part. As what a Mortal should be, with a Mortal name given to me by my Human Parents.
However; as a Child of the Great God and Goddess, they too are my parents and by their gift of magick I was given a special task with a name that I can not hide, no matter if others can not say it, and maybe that is why it is the way it should be~! ahh..
Either way, they have come by way of message and that I should rise above it all, and must continue to bring forth their great wisdom. My songs will soon come back as I am...