It’s Not A Hobby

Why I make pictures. I’ve been making pictures longer than just about anything else.   I started drawing before I could read or write.   I could spend hours at the dining room table, with a pile of scrap paper and a box of crayons, laboring to render a cat, a daffodil, a tree, a […]

Steady On…

Perspective China gets broken And it will never be the same Boats on the ocean Find their way back again I am weaving Like a drunkard Like a balloon up in the air I’m needing a puncture and someone To point me somewhere — All lyrics from “Steady On,” by Shawn Colvin & J. Leventhal […]

Inner Resources

Anybody else besides me feel just plum wore out? I feel not only like my get-up-and-go got up and went, but took the Space Shuttle to get there. Aside from the fact that I think humans should do like bears and hibernate for the winter, life has just been too much lately. And it’s the […]

Standing In The Light

Battling Mutant Pumpkins Next Saturday, on July 24th, it will have been two years since I was told I had breast cancer. It’s a strange sort of anniversary. At its most fundamental, it marks the triumph of life over death, and I’m delighted to be here representing us lifers. On the other hand, it marks […]