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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Peter Doig


Orange Sunshine

Ravine 2

White Canoe

I love Peter Doig's paintings.  Feeds memory, present and future. Wow!

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Die Flickenkoenigin

No Budge Tape

Warning: No Budge Tape in Use

No repositioning, reopening, changing of mind or other redirection of intent is allowed after this point. Be entirely sure of your misery before inserting and depositing.

USE a separate envelope for each individual misery:

Danger:  Enclosed Material is Hazardous to Your Health

Optional at your own risk viewing of a case in which no budge tape was not used: (see below)


Friday, April 23, 2010

People Are Made of Sounds

Sound 1

Sound 2

Sound 3  "Can be Known"

Sound 4

Mix tape in progress, more to come from future sounds unfolding, evolving and finding a voice.

Wonderful Like Butterflies

Oh, how it fills my heart.

Sketch for Gail's snail bag- she got the bag in the mail and sent me a text with @" as her snail signature (love it)!

Oh! The moon is a little afraid of us.....(wisdom from the mouth of a 3 year old).

Winged Comfort

What to do with this one line of mine? 

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Drawings for the Wobbled Ones

wob·ble also wab·ble
v. wob·bled also wab·bledwob·bling also wab·blingwob·bles also wab·bles
1. To move or rotate with an uneven or rocking motion or unsteadily from side to side.
2. To tremble or quaver: The child's voice wobbled with emotion.
3. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
To cause to wobble.
1. The act or an instance of wobbling; unsteady motion.
2. A tremulous, uncertain tone or sound: a vocal wobble.

[Probably from Low German wabbeln; see webh- in Indo-European roots.]

Begin, let go, be present, finish, repeat.

Saturday, April 17, 2010


More from my sketchbook from 1999

And this dated Jan. 12th 2000 (Julija was 10 years old):

Julija: It is super small....

Me: What is?

Julija: I dunno, it just popped into my head, it is my thought of the day.

Me: Well I think you are right.

Julija: You do?  I'll keep it in my head then.

Snail Bag

Gail's Birthday present,  shhhh....don't tell her

It has a snail on it and its made from hand printed material from Lotta Jansdotter

And the bag solarized


Friday, April 16, 2010

Random Stuff

A random pastel drawing of the Miami cityscape from my sketch book (2002)

And a drawing from my Miami sketchbook this year (2010)

A sketch from 1999

Vermont in the Spring.....

Also Vermont in the Spring.....What a difference a day makes.

Let me out!

All Things Cute.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Okeechobee, Birds, Clouds and Other Mysteries

The trip up to Okeechobee started out fine.  We saw some common grackle birds at this rest stop.  I also saw a huge turtle, but I was so startled I dropped the camera.

Things started to get a little strange

We came upon these beautiful birds on the Big Cypress Indian Reservation.  I tried to catch them in flight as you will see over the next couple of shots.

So after this shot my attention was drawn to the ground by a sound- I looked down to see an alligator about 4 feet away!  Well I'm not sure who was more shocked because as I was leaping into the car (fortunately I left the door open) it splashed back into the canal.  What a reminder to be alert while enjoying nature- even while bird watching!

Steel blue palms and grey clouds captured through a solarized lens.  I thought I'd lighten things up a bit after the close encounter!

Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

Tree Graveyard


Tank??? WTF


I am not sure why, but this is my favorite shot of the day.

This is a wonderful bag Julija made for me.  I love how the skeletons come "alive" in the solarized filter.

More wonderful clouds and then....

Angry Face in the Clouds  -

It looks like it might eat that van.