Returning from my recent concert tour in Oregon I was able to – finally – take this picture from I-5. This tag has puzzled me over the past decade. Who wrote this and why? The interwebs offer no enlightenment. Is it a sulky threat of karma? Some local feud? Whatever, it mirrors my current fascination, […]
To the casual observer artist residencies or colonies can sound a bit pretentious (and in the old days they could sometimes be just that), where artists get to be Artists, or badly behaved solipsists. But the reality is nowadays that these places diverge enormously in terms of their demands, intentions, and environments they operate in. […]
This summer (this year actually) is clean-up time. That means pushing forward old music projects to wear big-girl pants in the world, the first of which will be a release of a single in the late summer – details to come! It’s also going through piles of stuff, including some beloved childhood books. I came across one from my mother’s childhood, Manners Can Be Fun, by Munro Leaf, who wrote gems like Ferninand, and How to Behave and Why.