Dog and Cat Days of Summer

Dog and Cat Days of Summer

June 25, 2021 The dog days of summer have arrived. Hot, generally dry days in our neck of the woods, yes, but also, we’ve a new yellow lab puppy, a pretty female we’ve named Harper. For my wife, Nan, and me, and nearly everyone who has come in contact with Harper,...
Something Beyond Reinvention

Something Beyond Reinvention

Reinvention. I’ve heard the word, lately, enough times to realize that I probably need to write about it. A number of people who my wife and I know, and in some respects, she and I, too, are desiring to “reinvent ourselves”. Now, I need to be honest – I don’t...
An Open Letter for Nan

An Open Letter for Nan

I can’t think of another time like the one we’re experiencing these days, so chock full of high highs contrasted by low lows. Of births – our first granddaughter, Evie, and our latest dog, Harper – and yes, of deaths. Of the successful completion of...
The Agenda, As Of Yesterday

The Agenda, As Of Yesterday

For better or for worse. We’re all familiar with the usual context to which the words are applied. But it also pertains to the subject I’ve chosen to focus on this morning, homeschooling. I’ll start with the “better”: at long last, Nan and I can burn our ski masks and...

I See Me

  My research into the Tulsa Race Massacre had begun years prior to developing my response to the 1% for Art Sculptural Installation Project for the Cox Business Convention Center in the spring and summer of 2019, but as I searched the Online Collections Database...
Angela Eastman: A Method of Traveling

Angela Eastman: A Method of Traveling

An interactive sculpture presented at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco and at Rejuvenation in Portland in July, 2015, as part of the Renegade Craft Fair, the Traveling Queen is a whimsical piece designed to encourage playful interaction with the surrounding...