Category Archives: rants

NaPoWriMo Day Eighteen

A poem of necessity to start the day, we’ll see what the rest of the day brings. Morning waiting room blaring with TV morning noise afternoon noise evening noise background music occasional beats erratic refrain pretended mood supposed privacy always … Continue reading

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Helpful Life Hints: How To Respond To Art You Don’t Like

I think anyone who has ever made anything has had someone, sometime, make some flip, off-handedly bashing comment about it. Not always to the maker directly, not even considering that they or someone they know might be nearby to hear … Continue reading

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Lies – from the quote box

By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man. — Immanuel Kant Continue reading

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Gratitudes that slipped away, almost.

I almost forgot these two things: By chance I met a woman sculptor, an artist and teacher. I always enjoy meeting her. She was telling me about her current show and asked me what I was doing. For some reason, … Continue reading

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Art and The Eye of the Beholder and Art and Quilts

Early in the summer, Mom and I toodled over to the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown to see a fabulous visiting collection of paintings from the Prado. Here’s how it’s billed on their website: Splendor, Myth, and Vision “[It] might … Continue reading

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