Category Archives: personal

Dreaming of Empathy

Once, when rushing out of the elevators from a publishing job, I ran so fast and in the wrong direction that I crashed into a granite wall. So I know what it is like to literally hit a wall. I … Continue reading

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How to be English

I don’t think anyone is really missing this blog, (except one person and you know who you are, in Ireland), but in any case sorry for my absence.  I’ve been preoccupied. Here is a comic for you all with explanation … Continue reading

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High School Confession Part II

High School did not have to be a cesspool. It was a mistake my parents had made by moving us from a university town, where I fit in somewhat, to a suburb where most of the kids were Whiskey Tango. … Continue reading

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High School Confession Part 1

High School, for me, was an arbitrary hell that someone had dumped me in. This is not to say that middle school was better, or even elementary. It was all awful. The strange thing is there was no one obvious … Continue reading

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My son, the four-year old playboy

My son, two years ago, like me, loves the ladies. Here at the circus. Usually only little girls want their pictures taken with the showgirls, but he requested it.  

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Ginger hair, pink hat

I was a bit bored by the anonymous nature of my blog, so I am posting a picture of myself. I am in disguise, however.    

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Western woman in Asian robe, c.1940s

I just love this picture. It reminds me a great deal of my grandmother and her twin-like sister in their appearance. They were stunning. My grandmother worked as a cosmetic artist in Hollywood for a while, until WWII.

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Killers Among Us Part 4 of 4

This is a series of posts that is a temporary digression from this blog, normally an art blog. The topic is killers in my life. After San Francisco, I spent some time in Baltimore, one of the murder capitals of … Continue reading

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Killers Among Us Part 3 of 4

This is part 3 of a diversion from this art blog. The topic is killers coinciding with my life. Also see Parts 1 and 2. After Bethesda Maryland where I had encountered Hadden Clark, I moved to San Francisco. My first … Continue reading

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Killers Among Us Part 2 of 4

This is part 2 of a diversion from the usual art postings. The topic of this blog is my life with (serial and non-serial) killers. (Also see part 1) After college, I moved to Washington DC, (Bethesda, actually), and lived … Continue reading

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