Ode to Childhood

Ode to Childhood
Ode to Childhood


I call this found sculpture Ode to Childhood. To me it represents that part of our lives when we are “provided for” and “decided for” by our parents.

My Father, Richard Anthony Jasaitis, died this week. In his memory I am saluting him in that role as “provider and decider”. The one that bought my first tricycle…


3 thoughts on “Ode to Childhood

  1. Moira Di Benedetto 05/21/2014 / 10:38 am

    Very symbolic of our first step towards independence….

  2. avidseeker 05/21/2014 / 11:01 am

    That is so fitting, Roger… What a synchronicity between what you found and what you can never lose; those memories of your Father and all he did for you. Sending you love and heart-felt sympathy. Ginger

  3. christina cramer 05/22/2014 / 9:22 am

    Here’s a big hug for you, Roger and one for Nancy, too.
    How fitting you’ve chosen this sculpture and it being turned away from the viewer from the shadow going toward the light.
    The photo of young you reminds me of what a wonderful life your parents provided for you and your family. I’ll always remember the family gatherings we shared, and our growing closer after my Dad’s funeral. It is a good feeling to be in touch.

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