Hipster sketch, 1-1-16

The Challenge

So I’ve proven I can’t keep an up-to-date blog. This is why I can’t have nice things.  Actually, this is the very thing that keeps me from making New Year’s resolutions. I’m a squirrel, and I know it. I guess after 40+ years of life, I spend each year watching others say they’re going to […]

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Go Ahead. Make My Day.

When others don’t play by the Golden Rule, I positively pay-it-forward. The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have done unto you.” I’m pretty sure we learned this in kindergarten. Simpler terms: Would you want to be treated the way you’re treating another?

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You choose your mess

I’ve been sketching, thinking, gel-mediuming (yes, I just made that up,) watching, wishing, transferring, adhering, painting, soaking, repainting, cussing, sealing, waiting, crying, redoing, repainting and cursing for weeks upon weeks lately. In those multiple weeks, I’ve stared at eleven cradled panels (and at 16″ x 12″ they’re much larger than my usual 4″ x 4″ […]

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Sharing the Abyss with Robin

“What some folks call impossible, is just stuff they haven’t seen before.” ~Chris Nielsen as portrayed by Robin Williams. (What Dreams May Come, 1998) What Dreams May Come—derived from the book with the same name was written by Richard Matheson. This movie is about the Nielsen family who loses, two children in a car crash. Annie, […]

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Crossing Off a Bucket-List Item

Two weekends ago – February 2, I celebrated an event that I had dreamed about since I was in early high school—an art show. Sure, I’ve shown my work many times, but this one was different. But first, let me preface you with some background… High School Art Club circa 1989, My FIRST experience in […]

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Seek A Second Opinion

Soooooo… I had a doctor’s appointment this morning, and in all honesty, my doctor is an awesomely wonderful man and doctor. He knows me like the back of his hand, and if I’m not mistaken, I’ve been his patient for nearly two decades. The one drawback to being his patient is the wait in the […]

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