In August 2020 my mother died and I became free in a way I hadn't been in many years. I bought an RV, took off and ultimately landed in Ajo Arizona where I rented studio space for the winter.. I began culling and developing the hundreds of images I had accumulated. Most of this new work is layered with images printed on silk gauze. They gradually formed a group that I thought of as being primarily in memory of my mother. It was covid time; a time of tribulation for many but, for me, a time of solitude and freedom..