Category Archives: art

Still Here — Still Aging

Granny sent me this birthday card once: It’s your birthday — so, you’re a little older…      (inside) SO WHAT?! So’s everybody else! Still one of my favorites… Tomorrow, September 24, is my birthday — I will celebrate turning … Continue reading

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Free Stuff

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Sure, there are some give-aways you wish you had never gotten and unsolicited junk mail samples galore. But there are indeed genuine free resources out there, and here’s a list of a few of them. Let’s … Continue reading

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Visions of James Darsey Nelson

“Anybody could do this if they just took the time to practice,” my new neighbor, Jim, said shortly after we met. We were sitting in his tiny trailer  in the shadow of a huge bluff 100 feet away, sipping cheap instant coffee, … Continue reading

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Twas the Day Before the Doodle Playground…

And I am busily trying to both prepare for leading this Creative Mornings Field Trip and procrastinate the particular tasks I should address to get ready. It has been awhile since I led a workshop, much less something more free-form … Continue reading

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BUSTED: Stealing Like an Artist

Not in the sense that Austin Kleon talks about. No, this is a story from long ago about stealing for my art — and getting arrested. Specifically, I was arrested for shoplifting 8mm movie film prepaid processing mailers to get my short rolls of … Continue reading

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Two Poets — Two Poems

turning the blog over to the words of two poets today: J. Whitebird and Vassar Miller  J. Whitebird (“poemail” postcard, 1990) COMING HOME by Vassar Miller (Small Change, Wings Press, 1976) I quit waiting up for myself, slop over in a burp … Continue reading

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Friday on the Way — Fun with Aralyn and Austin

My Friday features a couple of fun events with some of the folks who keep Austin alive. Firstly, there’s the monthly Creative Mornings meeting. One Friday morning every month, dozens of creatives of all kinds — artists, musicians, photographers, web designer, … Continue reading

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