Painful Effort

“Just do it” – not said but definitely lived by TRAlong with starting my largest art project to date, the particulars of which I’ll be announcing in the not-too-distant future, I have begun working out again. It’s been a good, long...

Consider Yourself Kicked

The other day, a dear friend, collector, and artist shared a post that said, “I’d rather look back at my life and say, ‘I can’t believe I did that’, instead of saying, ‘I wish I’d done that.’ “There’s a video...

Cooking Up Something New!

I’ve recently begun to embark on my largest art project to date, by a wide margin, which is the reason for my last couple of posts, which recall a couple of moments from yesteryear which are top of mind with me today.As is the pasta dish I cooked for a recent...

Don’t Blow the Balloon

“Balloon Man Running”, 2008, polychrome wood. Artist: Sean O’Meallie. Photo courtesy the artistToday, a reprise of a post originally written in 2013 which, along with the memory of the first set build project I was handed back in 1998 (mentioned...

Smooth Sailing

Late last month, my wife, our son Nate, daughter Sophie, her husband Erik, and I flew from Colorado to Seattle, and then took a rental car a couple hours north to Anacortes, where we got on our first of nine eventual ferry rides across the waters of the Salish Sea on...