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Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Here’s the design for my halloween costume.

Ghost me

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

My literary last week

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Dante travels downward to meet Holden Caulfield,
Who is an obviously misguided shit but quite smart,
They have conversation. Lots of it.
Holden learns about the cycle of expression and writing,
But doesn’t understand.
As they travel up through the rings of the Republic of purgatory
they meet a good ol’ Sport called Gatsby.
Gatsby concocts a masterplan plan to get a girl,
But when Dante finds out that it’s Beatrice he attacks Gatsby, killing him.
And so it goes.
Socrates meets up with the duo and uses the abhorrant Method of Elenchus
to show them that they’re all unstuck in time.
He continues to debate for so long that he convinces them
that the real location of Paradiso is a “zoo in Tralfamadore.”

What’s up there

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Tatoo

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Gulliver

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Still messing around with open exposure.

I love trees

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Pen, oh my pen

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

This little object has almost as many hours in my hand as my finger.

C and I playing open exposure

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010
The Catch 22 of The Tao

We let go of our viscous history to find our new way yet we still create history.

Out my window

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

“the devil ain’t got no music.” – Mavis Staples

Heard that today. Seeing how the music, no matter how horrendous it is, comes from our expression of the human spirit, I’d have to agree. Thank you Mavis for that great thought.

Here’s a look out my window the other night.

House

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Movember is coming and Dress your mind accordingly

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Movember is coming! If you aren’t familiar go to Movember’s website. It’s to raise money for groups supporting the destruction of cancer. I’ll be growing my mustache just like the one below.

I just finished Cather in the Rye and noticed that the psychotherpist threw out some infintely wise comments while Holden was basically passing out toward the end of the book. I love them but other than that Holden was a #$@!.

Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You’ll learn from them — if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It’s a beautiful, reciprocal arrangement. And it isn’t education. It’s history. It’s poetry.

I’m not trying to tell you that only educated and scholarly men are able to contribute something valuable to the world. It’s not so. But I do say that educated and scholarly men, if they’re brilliant and creative to begin with — which, unfortunately, is rarely the case — tend to leave infinitely more valuable records behind them than men do who are merely brilliant and creative. They tend to express themselves more clearly, and they usually have a passion for following their thoughts through to the end. And — most important — nine times out of ten they have more humility than the unscholarly thinker.

Something else an academic education will do for you. If you go along with it any considerable distance, it’ll begin to give you an idea what size mind you have. What it’ll fit and, maybe, what it won’t. After a while, you’ll have an idea what kind of thoughts your particular size mind should be wearing. For one thing, it may save you an extraordinary amount of time trying on ideas that don’t suit you, aren’t becoming to you. You’ll begin to know your true measurements and dress your mind accordingly.”

- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher In The Rye (p. 246-247)

When the recession made the CIA recycle and reuse

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

kid and grownup

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

’49 Cadillac – Sketch for Blaire Sees Bears

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Blaire Sees Bears Colore Palette

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

turn off your pagers?

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Oh look my studio is pink!

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

A lamb whose wool was used for the chair on which its head would sit.

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010