Monthly Archives: June 2013

Going to Penland

My wife and I are heading to North Carolina in a couple of days and we can’t wait to wake up to some good fresh mountain-style air. I keep telling her that all the students, staff, and instructors I met … Continue reading

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XYZPDQ Press

We have the kind of internet service where messages scribbled on gum wrappers get carried around in the baby pouches of semi-trained possums. I mean, I guess it’s a slow system, but even so it’s actually really fun to watch … Continue reading

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Consider Banks

I once very briefly got to meet one of my topmost favorite singers/lyricists/artists in the whole world, someone who had been (and remains) a heroine of mine for a whole bunch of pretty weird long decades. I mean, this was … Continue reading

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Memory

Unless stroon or boosterspice or Full Medical treatments become available at a super-low price incredibly soon (and good luck with all of that), I’m way, way past the halfway point of my time on this Earth. So of course my … Continue reading

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Gallery Goers

“I love everything about it except for how it looks.”

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What’s Going On

I thought as soon as I graduated I’d immerse myself in a huge amount of non-stop drawing, but instead I’m just looking for grown-up employment and merely thinking about immersing myself in a huge amount of non-stop drawing. But at … Continue reading

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Vollis Simpson, 1919-2013

Farewell to one of my top favorite human artists of all time. This blurry picture of some of his amazing whirligigs is a drive-by snapshot from a mapping car, which is a picture I for some reason like better than … Continue reading

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