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Driftwood Shadow Boxes

My poor family can tell you.  I am a collector of junk.

My darling husband is forced to carry bags and bags of driftwood down the beach. 101 more words

Ephemeral Art

Human beings have an innate desire to create beauty—even if it doesn’t last for long.

Sometimes I forget this, amidst the ever-accumulating pile of potentially permanent ugliness we have managed put into the world of late.  764 more words

Charlie Stump, The Driftwood Man, And Other Stories.

“Charlie Stump, the driftwood man, would walk along the river bank, and gather up a bundle — of broken limbs and snags.”

— That’s a verse from a song I tried to write way back in the 1970’s. 2,477 more words


Des Moines, Iowa

John & Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park


Obligatory Joe Dirt quote: “Life’s a garden, dig it”