Road Tripping: A Prodigal Son Rediscovers the American Northwest.

There’s something indescribable about the Northwest.  I took the vastness of the place for granted when I was a kid: the great open spaces; the epic mountains; the beauty of the hills and rivers and lakes.  I go back to the Northwest because there is something incomprehensible about it, something intangible. I don’t live in…

All Together Now: Event Preview

When we talk about Art, we typically talk about one creative genre or another.  Dance, music, painting, poetry, performance art these are traditionally based creative genre’s that have their own creative communities that have developed around them.  But, what happens when you’re inspired by other genres and start looking for a way to bridge these…

A Scan Plan & Creating A Personal Digital Archive

I recently read a blog post that suggested a “scanning party” as a great excuse for people to get together and start creating a digital archive of old photographs, diaries, sketchbooks, artwork for them self.  I thought that was a pretty good idea.   I think to make it work you need to have both…

Visiting El Paso

Often while traveling the idea of a place, or what’s written in a book about it, is far different from the reality when you actually get there.  El Paso is not a place most people living in the North East probably spend a lot of time thinking about.  I certainly didn’t think twice about it…

My Digital Life, and how I learned to reign in the chaos

Back in the halcyon days of the pre digital age when communication was person to person, phone calls came via landlines, and prime time entertainment happened on cathode ray television sets, the internet as we know it was the stuff of science fiction.  By the time I got my first email account probably sometime around…

The Perfect Post: Fact or Fiction?

Back when I started my first blog, in 2008, the “weblog” or blog, as it is more commonly known had already been around for at least a decade. Although in the early phases of the world wide web, websites and blogs were a lot less common and simpler in design, the idea of keeping and…