Remix It’s all about the Remix. If I look back, organic growth through my written word, I’ve. Been doing the Remix version all along […] read more

Backyard Project Bench

It was supposed to be a simple project spurred onward with a simple link showing a similar bench idea. Stupid DIY networks and pretty pictures on websites. No tools, no hardware, and precious few parts, should be easy, right? Backyard Project: Bench Never looks like it does in their pictures […] read more

Handmade Art

Handmade Art An item slipped through my twitter feed, about a local group soliciting Handmade Art, submissions from local artists and artisans. Perhaps a decade back, maybe even further, I realized a couple of titles that fit my work, artisanal, bespoke, custom-fit, handmade, all of that. Home-rolled? Not sure that last expression translates, as I’m […] read more

Hot Pursuit

For nearly a decade, ever since that one girlfriend got me hooked, I’ve had a guilty pleasure of Stuart Woods novels. The most recent is no exception. Hot Pursuit by Stuart Woods. Some of the London locations tug at my heartstrings, so to speak. There’s a sense of whimsy, always at hand, but what I […] read more

Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching No. 28 When the block is carved, it becomes useful. When the sage uses it, he becomes the ruler. Thus, “A great tailor cuts little.” Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching No. 28 Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu - Free - Brian Walker Tao Te Ching Earlier translation, always available here, for […] read more

Artist’s Statement

Those silly Artist’s Statement that accompany artwork, usually hanging in a coffee shop? First off, with rare exceptions, coffee shops are now a single chain or two that promulgates the refined essence of a mid-century modern coffee shop as a meeting place, but does seem to stray from the original concept. Chains that bound us […] read more

Shakespeare Pro App

Pretty sure I addressed this app earlier, and I figured it was worth another entry. With Mercury moving, and Jupiter coming off his station, and Pluto turning retrograde, a professor at Austin’s UT decided to make it formal that one of the plays of the (Shakespeare) apocrypha is now legit. First blush, first link, first […] read more

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