Art Present and Random News

I have a spiffy new header image up at the top of this page. It’s a gift from my friend Mats Holmgren, who has a gallery here. Bless his heart, he lets me beg free art from him on a regular basis, and is going to be illustrating a couple of joint projects in theContinue reading

Friday is a Black Nothing Day

Okay, so I’m not exactly demonstrating the razor-sharp wit today. That could be because I had two hours sleep before going to my mother’s for Thanksgiving dinner, and since then I have slept only one more hour. I made the mistake of eating mashed potatoes with lactose-icky milk in them and I’ve been sick forContinue reading

The Season is Busy in 3… 2… 1… NOW

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the U.S., which means cooking, travel, and the strong urge to take a nap. Our turkey dinner has shrunk over the last several years, so that now we’ll snack on a small tray of raw veggies with dip, then for the meal we have turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy,Continue reading

I Have Spent an Eternity in the Wind

In my youth, I was always moved by music and absorbed it like a sponge. That doesn’t happen automatically anymore, but sometimes something will catch my ear and I can tap into that part of me again, for a while. Barring that, there’s always Winamp and my old favorites. I can always tell when I’mContinue reading

Tarot Card of the Day

I drew this in a sadly pensive and lonely mood tonight. I thought I’d share it with you; perhaps we all need to hear it. Osho Zen Tarot: The Master (22) Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic, that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea –Continue reading