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Frogs & Fog…

Recent mornings have been rather mystically misty. Bringing my morning coffee down to sit in the garden startles the frogs into silence for only a few minutes while they assess that I am no danger. I could not say “chorus”, which certainly applies to the sound we often open car windows, slowing on our drive home, to enjoy passing several ponds higher on the slopes above Soundcliff. As I settle the quiet restores & they…

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!!! EGADS !!! EQUINOX !!!

I remember as a kid being intrigued when my Auntie K used that phrase… I often heard it as “ye-eee gads”. By high school I seem to have figured out it was probably a way to circumvent our Baptist family’s prohibitions about using the name of deity… for whom there was only ONE. I’ve used it with my fondness for her, celebrating her gentle slyness. She was my mother’s eldest sister, a passionate teacher, becoming one source of rare wisdom… if…

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HALLOWED WEBS…

While swiping at webs along garden paths, I come again to appreciation for this creepy season. Mourning the shortening light of these days… while marveling that one species gathers crop in this brevity of late autumn… building substantial dreams held in elastically ephemeral architecture. Such caught the mist in my camera’s eye recently: Even as I must walk though numerous others…

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HALLOWED WEBS…

While swiping at webs along garden paths, I come again to appreciation for this creepy season. Mourning the shortening light of these days… while marveling that one species gathers crop in this brevity of late autumn… building substantial dreams held in elastically ephemeral architecture. Such caught the mist in my camera’s eye recently: Even as I must walk though numerous others built over garden…

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FLOODS, FESTIVALS & FAMILY…

Stephen is now in Wroclaw, Poland for the European Premiere of BIG JOY. I am settling into Soundcliff for this period until Thanksgiving while he will continue his rather constant traveling this year… attending some 15 film festivals around the globe since March’s world premiere in Austin. We return from a week visiting his family in Edina, MN… after attending together the Port Townsend Film Festival the next weekend… both after the week in we’d planned for mid-September around the…

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ARCHIVAL GRB PAINTINGS…

I’ve recently been tugged again into my past… receiving an email which began:“I have a white panel that I think was made by you in 1970″……… He described only briefly such qualities as to make it certainly one of the FoamCore relief paintings that I was making at that time in the Downing Street Studio, in Denver. Quickly I was in Denver, clambering down steep steps into an unlivable basement space at low rent in which I  made my creative…

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