Iris Pondside

Iris Pondside Ceramic Tile Mural

rosa ‘Iris Pondside‘ Ceramic Tile Mural
by Brian D Gryphon
A spray of purple-blue iris beside a central Ohio pond in May. Look closely for the cocoon as you drink in the cool purple-blue iris flags and dream of Spring pool-side.

This image is now available as a ceramic tile mural (as shown to the left); suitable for Kitchen, Bath, Laundry or anywhere you want to add ‘that special touch’. This Mural has been designed to use six tiles; each tile is 4-1/4″ square. Can also be used to line the bottom of a wooden tray.

This is just one of 24 ceramic tile murals we offer- each one uses from four to 12 tiles. We have 16 rose images and 8 other great images. And yes, we do accept custom commissions.

We also offer ‘Iris Pondside‘ on a variety of card and household items at our RTL Shop at CafePress. The image is also available as genuine photographic prints (from 8″x10″ up to 16″x20″) and US postage at our ZenFolio Galleries.

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Books of Pride

June is LGBT/Queer Pride Month

We are celebrating with discounts and specials!

From now through June 30, 2014 (ET) save on our books at CreateSpace.
Use Code H6RH9MN4 at Check Out and save US$5.00 each on the following books:

Important Terms

# Discount applies to the purchase price of books only; does not apply to shipping or taxes;
# Discount does not apply to purchases at or any web-site other than;
# Offer is valid for orders placed and accepted by CreateSpace (using the above-specified Discount Code) through 11:59pm ET on 06/30/2014.

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Soul-Satisfying New Career

Although the exact date that full marriage equality will arrive in Ohio is not known, it is starting to look as if it will be in the foreseeable future. In preparation for that date, I am working to establish myself as an accredited humanist Celebrant/ Officiant.

I am already ordained in the Universal Life Church and licensed to perform legal weddings in the State of Ohio. My former professional sales career and extensive community volunteering provides a solid foundation for this new career. My Officiant website is set up and listed (for free and low-ranking) at and Although my plan is to offer reasonably-priced Celebrant/ Officiant services, the field is filled with many high-end services and so advertising to the target market requires substantial funds.

This crowd-funded project will cover:

  • Training & registration as a Humanist Celebrant ($150);
  • Memberships in American Humanist Association, Americans United and local affiliates ($75);
  • Vestments, Forms, Certificates and supplies ($150);
  • An initial Marketing budget ($650);
  • Fees and cost of Premiums ($175)

Premiums (Thank You gifts):

This isn’t the sort of project that results in a book or recording that could be offered as a Reward; I have selected some of my photography. I hope you’ll find something interesting or inspiring:

Bronze Level $25 Donation

One 12″x18″ Art Poster. Select from:
Rabbit Reading Room,
Shoefiti 2327,
Lotus Clamshell,
Taro 1736,
Iris Pondside


Silver Level $50 Donation

One 12″x18″ Limited Edition Art Poster “Sunlight Tower
Limited to 10 donations

Gold Level $75 Donation

One copy of “Shoefiti” full-colour paperback book, 64 pp, autographed

Platinum Level $100 Donation

Copy of “Every Day: Miracles” paperback and one Limited Edition Art Print “Sunlight Tower
Limited to 6 donations

Rainbow Level $250 Donation

One copy of “Shoefiti“;
One copy of “Every Day: Miracles“;
One copy of Limited Edition Art Print “Sunlight Tower“;
One copy each of above five 12″x18″ Art Posters

Limited to 2 donations

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