Monthly Archives: October 2010

FIRST DAYS AT THE OFFICE

First days at the office are always just a little strange. You always think that you know more than you do. But the faces area blur, and the names go right by. You’ve done this before, but everything looks just … Continue reading

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freewriting

write draw paint dream have a pee walk the sidewalk hike the mountains you look mahvellous into white this time maybe this time is the winner she dreams and the door opens flies scurry in outside the cutting of grass … Continue reading

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No longer my own boss

Well, as of Monday I’ll be working days for someone else.  I’ve agreed to work for a local signmaker, designing business signs, car wraps and other promotional artwork.  I’ll have access to some great tools – a Roland plotter, diecut … Continue reading

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The Argument for Homemade Books

  I was working on a book the other day in my favorite venue (the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Café Sierra) Normally I’d have been either writing or painting in my current book, Mind at Work – Mind at Play … Continue reading

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When I tried to write or paint while applying thoughts or principles learned studying art history or literature in college, I found it impossible to work. For me, the impulse has to be the guide for creation. Meaning is something … Continue reading

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A Little Rant about writing that digresses to other things

Wacom tablets are terrific. I’m sitting at a desk with my laptop, writing this by hand with my Wacom  tablet. The software reads my awful handwriting (imagine your doctor’s sig. on a very had day!). The software reads it and … Continue reading

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Houston

  When the dark days come, Wendy sits and thinks.  Wendy is thinking of the crust of the world which sits safely on the crust of the universe.  She is thinking about the veils of Isis, how each one is … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

There was a place where the hummingbirds lived, and a place where they drank their nectar and taught their young to fly with the precision of small helicopters. There is no sign there, but the miracle remains to be seen … Continue reading

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Art In The Park, Sierra Vista, Arizona, 10/02/10

My parents with John Vaughn, the sculptor. Art In the Park is one of the things that Sierra Vista has gotten right!  It’s a well organized, large scale, open air art festival, with artists from all over the Southwest.  Today … Continue reading

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Succint

Life has its moments.  While we live them, they seem to be separate and distinct, one from the next. The longer we live, the more moments we accumulate.  Finally, when we begin reaching a certain point, the way we see … Continue reading

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