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Maine on My Mind

This past Saturday (April 12) was the reception for my two-person show with Michael Schweigart at Artists’ Gallery in Lambertville, NJ. I was pleased with the response to my work for this show as it represents a different side of my style. 76 more words

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Killing Your Biggest Darling

Sometimes it’s necessary to just go ahead and kill your biggest darling.

If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ll know that I’m ridiculously focused on… 549 more words

On Bobbed Hair and Freedom

As the days begin to get warmer and we begin to anticipate spring, I get to anticipate something else, just as lively, just as youthful: bobbing my hair. 726 more words

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Make Art

“Wipe away the magic and myth of creating and all that remains is work … No matter what you read, no matter what they claim, nearly all creators spend nearly all their time on the work of creation. 13 more words


Texturing Text: Or, Adventures in Web Design

“The Library site is looking great.” I type, in an e-mail to my website designer. “I was wondering if we could do something more with the background? 249 more words

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A Very Fan-Girly and Self-Centered Review of These! Paper! Bullets!

Last Friday night, I got to once more experience my major high school obsessions—the Beatles and William Shakespeare—smashed together in one glorious rock musical. Because last Friday night, I went to see These! 361 more words

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Norland Winds and Nappy Broon Ale: Or, The Scottish Folk Tradition According to a Biased and Ignorant Author

So…I have a confession to make:  In the early drafts of last weekend’s Irish folk music posts, I used a shocking amount of English words derived from Scottish Gaelic. 736 more words

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