Another portrait attempt

Another portrait attempt

After catching up with a friend I haven’t seen since high school, I thought it might be an interesting challenge to draw someone from memory. Having only taken one picture that turned out dark that evening I didn’t have a lot to go on other than memory, so...
Coffee shop ramblings

Coffee shop ramblings

I was spending my Sunday morning at Songbird Cafe as is my ritual, when a large eclectic group of twenty-somethings rode up on their even-more-eclectic collection of bikes, circling the front of the building in a single-file line like Native American warriors in an...
Good Night, Robin Williams

Good Night, Robin Williams

Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) The other day, when I heard that Robin Williams had died, and that it was (at that point) a suspected suicide, it broke my heart. Having grown up watching Williams on TV and in the movies, I had trouble believing that...
Hanging out with the full moon

Hanging out with the full moon

The neighbors oleanders rise like kelp into the ocean of night sky behind over our back yard.   Last night, at the end of a very long day that began with a five and a half mile hike around the neighborhood and ended with replacing the bumpers on my car, after I...

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