Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Missoula Adventure: Episode 1-When the Universe Balks

 Me photographing the prairie restoration looking east from the Hoover gravesite at West Branch, Iowa.   Though for years I’ve said I’m not a gambler. Those closest to me would disagree. I have no interest in slots, races, or gaming. … Continue reading

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Curiosity, Missoula, and the Muchmore Studio

Life is good at Muchmore and wherever I am when ideas flourish and there is energy and time to explore them. I cannot say that technology is my first love nor, indeed, a love at all. But I have always … Continue reading

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Creative Meditation #17: Primordial Soup

Once again, I had the pleasure of  experimenting with the 3150 Studio Group for a few days last week. Shibori dye technique was the object of  play. A photo of the cloth imported into a ipad drawing program was transformed … Continue reading

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Creative Meditation #16: Bonnie’s Garden

An art retreat at Dog in the Hole Studio is a visual banquet. The surrounding area is some of the most beautiful anywhere for my money. And Bonnie’s gardens are magical. No surprise that they have been a muse during … Continue reading

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Creative Meditation #15: Channeling Japanese Prints and Morris

The Creative Meditation is a new project that has grown out of last year’s “Something Beautiful” initiative. It may happen every day or when the spirit moves me. Art Camp: Day 2 At friend, Bonnie’s Dog in the Hole Studio … Continue reading

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Creative Meditation #14: The Open Sky Sonata

An exquisite 150 minutes at 25k feet between San Antonio and Cincinnati on June 4, 2014. Another plane; another plain 25000 steps above the world In Georgia’s space Floating in ephemeral fields Amid gossamer sheep as one with untoasted cloud … Continue reading

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