Go to Sleep

February 4, 2012Photographs

Sleep is a magical, mysterious thing. Magical in the way it happens naturally and revives, rejuvenates, and heals. Mysterious to me because I sometimes wonder where people go when they Go To Sleep. That’s such an odd expression if you really think about it, as if we are indeed going to another place. Where do … Read More

Winter Solstice

December 22, 2010Holidays, Photographs

Last night we got up at 2 am to watch the lunar eclipse on the winter solstice. It was a crisp night and the moon was positioned perfectly for watch everything right from our back deck – nice of the universe to put on such a spectacular show with front row seats, no charge. Lots … Read More

Stranger in the City

November 22, 2010Journeys, Photographs

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I like to explore and photograph art in other cities, then try to write up some kind of original blog post about unexpected finds, like these in Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle, and Kansas City. I don’t know why I’ve never thought to do this … Read More

Fresh Flowers

May 13, 2010Photographs, Randomness

There’s a little flower shop called “Blossoms” right on the way to the studio. I stopped there for the first time the day of the mariachi party last Monday, to get some things for fresh flower bouquets for the bar, buffet and restrooms. Surprisingly I found big sewing machines in the back, behind the flowers, … Read More

Spring Clean Fever

May 3, 2010Photographs, Studio

Madly getting ready for a big ArtsFiesta! banquet/party. It’s a lot of work to clean out space for 100+ people sit down for BBQ plus all the other extemporaneous musical activities. It’s tough to know what to do with leftover Halloween snakes, some 30 feet long. And there’s lots of wood to move. Never know … Read More

Fun with Old Family Photos

February 27, 2010Blog, Photographs, Projects, Vintage Stuff

My mom’s birthday is coming up, so I recruited the help of my brothers and cousin for a little party. So my cousin Debbie sent me old photo albums, and Chris scanned a lot of old slides… and I put together a cartoon birthday invitation using Comic Life by plasq. I love this program! It’s … Read More