An Experiment in Growth (2)…

Ok, so I decided to change the parameters on this experiment. I will let the mustache grow for the next six months. As you can see after 1 week and few days, my hair has grown longer on my face but weirdly thicker on the lower left of my chin only. Nothing in the middleContinue reading “An Experiment in Growth (2)…”

And by the grace of God…

“So put me down and criticize me with your lies and with your parodyIn the darkness I don’t hide, ’cause I got pride that gives me clarityI still wake up in the morning with a vision of a better lifeYou see the option of defeat is just not written in my story” ~Aloe Blacc fromContinue reading “And by the grace of God…”

And the inner turmoil continues but won’t last forever (The Painting has sold)….

I’ve grown to dislike trying to market or sell my work; sales do happen now and again, but never to the point of making me become an artist full time. I’ve become content purely exhibiting. But taking part in something marketed strictly as a sale for a paltry sum of $40 with my work stillContinue reading “And the inner turmoil continues but won’t last forever (The Painting has sold)….”

Throw out (or in our case move it to another room) the old & bring in the new…

This bucket lamp has been in my family since as long as I can remember, so that’s 50 years. They don’t make sewing bucket lamps anymore. There is a good chance that this solid real wood lamp is probably 70 years old or more. Sadly it died, and I am not inclined to try toContinue reading “Throw out (or in our case move it to another room) the old & bring in the new…”

Happy 50th to me (Proper)…

Ok, on April 7th I was feeling like shit. Big time !, it’s bad enough with social distancing in place I couldn’t actually celebrate my birthday in style. A milestone birthday, 50 fucking years ! For the last 5 years I considered throwing a big bash like I did for 40, 35 & 30. ButContinue reading “Happy 50th to me (Proper)…”

Calm before the storm (Anxiety and Illness in a Global Pandemic)…

It may not come across as such in my artwork posted, it may not come across in the multiple comments I’ve given in people’s posts. As it stands right now I am an emotional wreck, this coming off a week of feeling like shit and desperately needing the coddling of my wife for some emotionalContinue reading “Calm before the storm (Anxiety and Illness in a Global Pandemic)…”

a better turn for me, not so much for the local economy…

A few months back I told my wife I only wanted to eat out when we go on vacation. With the economy in the toilet right now I considered for a hard minute taking advantage of the no delivery fee door dash email I got. Although having lost over 15 lbs and seeing that myContinue reading “a better turn for me, not so much for the local economy…”