About update

Below is an update of my About page. I noticed people were coming to it and cringed at what they might be finding there. My thinking has changed somewhat over the two plus years I have been writing here. +++  ++   +   ++  +++   After more than two years at this blog, I have … More About update

Tradition p1

Trad life is so plump and refreshing This is a meditation on Tradition. It will meander. Traditions are often formed through wandering. So deep in a community’s past are the cultural decisions that generated a given tradition that they are forgotten as history. What remains is the social habit, practice, belief, or craft. This goes … More Tradition p1

What is art

  Have been busy putting together yet another project. This one is a bigger deal for me than some of the others. I have been producing visual art since childhood, but fairly intently for the last 30 years. I have finally put up and archive/ store for my work. The site includes a blog where … More What is art

Black pill blues

I have been in a dark mood over the last number of weeks. The elation of the Trump victory has run its natural course to disappointment. Not just regular disappointment but a deep sense of discouragement at an unexpected hero’s promise and failure to deliver. For though I resisted believing rationally, at some level I bought into … More Black pill blues

Good Friday

Blessed Good Friday to you all. My intention to finish the Lenten series will go unfulfilled. Been stuck on the third Beatitude. The first one that denotes growth. Hmm. Well I will keep at it. Probably a bit ambitious thinking I could crank those stories out with the time I have. So I am posting … More Good Friday

Lent 2017

Last year during Lent I did a series on The Discipline of the Beatitudes. What I discovered through that study was both inspiring and discouraging. Inspiring, finding that there was so much depth in these few short verses which before seemed like little more than Gospel Hallmark card verse, but discouraged when I realized the exacting … More Lent 2017