News Update!

Dear Friends, I seem to tell myself that I am going to make entries on a more regular basis and then time passes. Now I will catch you up, dear readers, with my latest activities. First during from September 22 to October 28th I have had 50 images at The Basset Gallery at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, a wonderful gallery in…

News Update!

Look forward to seeing you all when I return. Connie

Exhibit Announcement

It seems I am getting busier and busier.  I have two shows both with receptions tomorrow evening, June 3 for the Albany, New York, First Friday. The first is a 4 person show Childhood Through the Lens at the Social Art Gallery located at the Family & Children’s Service of the Capital Region, 650 Warren Street (462-6531). It is a large space on two…

Exhibit Announcement

Hello all, This may be short notice but here is my latest show. Rensselaerville is a wonderful “hill town” full of old houses and people with a lot of spirit. They will be holding an intercultural dialogue with open discussion at 2:00 PM on Saturday April 30, 2011. Screening at Conkling Hall of the award winning documentary film Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims…

St. John, Virgin Islands

Dear friends, It has been some time since I have made an entry to this blog.  I have had many ideas and many things to share. Somehow the tragedy I experienced in the August was more on my mind than I wanted to admit. Finding a “comfortable” place for my heart and soul has taken some time as I rethink and hopefully work to…

Upcoming events

As I promised, here is the information concerning upcoming events. September 15, 2010  7pm Voices of the Women of Afghanistan report on recent experiences traveling in Afghanistan Schenectady County Public Library 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY           518-388-4500 September 17, 2010  6:30 to 9:00  PM Your are invited to hear Connie Frisbee Houde Report on August in Afghanistan She will share…

Safely Home

Dear Friends, It has been difficult for me to continue to make entires to my blog.  While I was traveling in Afghanistan I didn’t feel safe to continue to blog and after I got home I was working to recover and find a bit of normalcy.  That I found in working in my garden that was completely over grown.  My husband, frank and I…

Loss of a Dear Friend and Mentor

By now many of you will have heard of the killing of the NOOR eye team led by my dear friend Tom Little. Tom was/is one of those special souls whose very life is dedicated to service – in Tom’s case service to the medical needs of the Afghan people.  It was a vital part of him just like his skin was a vital…

Arival to Kabul and first days

Travel is always an adventure and one needs to be prepared to be flexible and traveling to Afghanistan is no exception. A direct flight from JFK brought us to Dubai to a hotel for a few hours of rest before the last leg to Kabul, coming through the Los Vegas of the Arab world. The lobby alone would dazzle even a blind person. The…