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  • Not watching

    We returned from the visit to my mother this week, and though I was sad to go, I was very happy to get back in the studio. I focused on the works…

  • Even better

    What’s even better than my letter from the President? A letter from a friend. This lovely envelope is from Mike Dyar, a mail artist who creates entirely in the realm of correspondence.…

  • I can

    I started this week really angry. About colors. I was working on these smaller pieces, adding their next layers, and they all started looking awful to me. Their awkward phase felt like…

  • The holes

    Most of the time, I feel pretty good about my brain: it is flexible, can even be quiet now and then when asked, enjoys playing with numbers, and does a great job…

  • Under pressure

    I ran over to Pagoda Arts this week and picked up all my new little wooden people. I’m really happy with how they turned out, but wow, it’s a lot to get…

  • It’s not that easy

    I have some sad news to share with you. I spent the entire week with the song Dynamite by Taio Cruz playing in my head every time I tried to work. You…

  • The train

    I started off the week being really honest with myself about something I’ve avoided for over a month: taking photographs of people in order to create more silhouettes. The only reason not…

  • Holy moly

    I experienced a little bit of magic this week when I connected with an unexpected new friend: a reverend in South Carolina. He has written a book that is about to be…

  • Oh, the drama

    I have to tell you, I have never really known exactly how these new paintings would work. I had some vague ideas and then it was a big leap into the void.…

  • To tell you the truth

    What is your purpose in life? It sounds like such an overwhelming question. But when my friend (and catalyst) Zarah recently asked me, the answer came so easily it made me laugh:…