Author Archives: art journal

wave weaving

When I was helping my mom clean out her attic a couple of years ago, I found some old art from school as well as some writings. I think they are mostly from art classes, but some of them may very well be from my “enrichment” classes. One advantage of being outside of mainstream education is that we did alot of creative stuff (in addition ...

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the pain game

This is a very personal post, because well, pain is kind of personal. I used to think that my low tolerance to pain was an imagined thing. When I was very little and plagued with severe and raging ear infections, I believed my pain to be very real. I have few memories of those, other than literally fighting my mom as she plunged my body ...

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health scare

well, just a couple of weeks ago, I had my annual checkup and a whole battery of tests (tests & more tests!) and yesterday I received a message on my machine about the results. A very SERIOUS sounding call. Not, everything is ok but we still need to talk to you, but PLEASE CALL. So, I spent all night wondering if I had some weird ...

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heroes

It’s sometimes hard for me to decide which folks I truly believe are heroes in this world. In some ways, it seems there are so many, but in other ways not nearly enough. Certainly, MLK Jr. continues to be an inspiration to alot of people. If you truly listen or read his speeches, they are amazing. Of course, he was a minister and part of ...

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