January 14, 2011

Some folks – lots of folks, actually – don’t ever get to be ‘in’ winter. I’m really really lucky to be able to witness it daily. Time slows down.

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Bolshie Bitch

January 7, 2011

Someone who’d known me since birth called me ‘bolshie’ once.  I was surprised – at that point in my life (30s, I think)- I’d spent a great deal of energy schooling myself to be nice, make nice, be supportive and encouraging, do not threaten, always listen never challenge (I spend less energy on these things […]

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Winter, close to here

January 2, 2011

hardly any time to write as yet. Just got a little thinking in. In the meantime, I’ve got visuals to communicate…  

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House building, Stieg Larsson, and the cycle of piling things

August 26, 2010

Here’s my attempt to devise a theory as to how we might save, or at least to clarify the world.  Bear with me…. A pile of stuff that isn’t functional is called garbage, until it gets moved, used, or sorted through.  Connecting all related and useful piles are their separate functions  As an example, this […]

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Signs of Season’s turning

August 25, 2010

Summerfolk 2010 is over now, the last of the stages are being dismantled and taken back to storage for another year.  We, the people who volunteered, performed, rehearsed, danced, drank, ate, and jammed all night in the campgrounds and at the performer’s hotel are now permitted to emerge (by slow increments) into the idea of […]

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Coon tale

May 27, 2010

We’d been wondering where she was coming from – like clockwork every day at twilight, as close as 10 yards from us, 1 yard from the cats.  She’d watch us, back hunched, as her delicate hands felt for peanuts on the rock.  Curious, about us. Turns out she, and her five progeny live in the […]

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The New AGO

May 26, 2010 – It’s been some time since I’ve been so inspired by a public gallery. There was only time for Gallery Italia, Anselm Kiefer and most of the Thomson Collection, – oh, and Riopelle – and I missed lunch with Marcus because of it.  I’m hoping he will forgive me…. Original artwork has a power […]

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May 22, 2010

Oh god I love to roll around with soil, air, birds, plants. Other people are entirely optional.

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