I don’t understand the appeal of craft fairs. I’m all about going to art exhibits. I enjoy other independent forms of creativity – fiction, films, performance, music, theater. But for some reason, craft fairs just irk the shit out of me. But. I love my wife. And they make her happy. Especially if she has […]
This Art Hound says: Go See 3 Minute Hero July 30, 2015: About 7:15-7:30. Music in Mears When you make art, whether it is a sculpture, an album, or a book, interviewers fall back on the same question, “who are your influences?” More often than not, the interviewer receives an exasperated answer for two […]
I spent my college days in Evansville, Indiana, and one thing I discovered there was the ubiquity of a bbq potato chip that I had not known before. Grippo’s. The region is also home to putting chili on spaghetti noodles. But that delicacy held nothing to Grippo’s. They are the Old Dutch of that region. […]
What a comfort to the farmer when the sun is hotly shining in the shade to be reclining when the heat is so intense! ‘Gainst the sun the tree is armor, and the stream so coolly flowing; but when fires of passion are glowing there’s no shade nor stream prevents. –Bel conforto al mietitore I […]
We’re off on our first vacation. No post today. Full recounting next week. Love y’all!
Relationships can be measured by many things – first kiss, first use of the word “love,” moving in together, engagement, marriage, etc. Becky and I have all those milestones, but we also have Davina and the Vagabonds. If you don’t know Davina and the Vagabonds, you should. You really should. Please, go listen to them […]