john singleton copley and me

I’ve always had a thing for history. It started when I was pretty young, reading stories about Johnny Appleseed, Lewis & Clark, and Paul Revere.  If there was a horse involved or some sense of adventure heading out west, I was all over it. Somewhere around the 4th grade, while learning about Revere, I remember […]

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a confluence of connections

I started by Googling “hand-drawing or handdrawing.” This led to a curious thing on the first page of Hand-Drawn Words: the Amperbranch by Ryan Putnam.  I clicked that (I mean, who wouldn’t?). This led to Putnam’s Twitter page.  There, I discovered not only does he produce pretty cool graphics, he claims to be a potter, of all things. […]

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my lipstick postulate

I spend a lot of time making sure my website, my blog, and all my other social media accounts look good. I make sure all the links work well, I fill out profiles and About pages, and I add compelling graphics wherever possible.  I check my spelling, mind my grammar, and try to keep everything current.  It’s a lot […]

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an optical illusion and a lucky find

I went for a walk today at my local community college. Stumbling on this scene, I snapped this picture.  To me, it looks like a leaf floating atop of a cool pool of water, dappled sunlight poking through the trees above.  Dramatic, yes?  That’s me.  Instead it’s yellow and green spray paint on a rusty workbench outside the art department. It’s […]

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