Time Suckage

If you are looking for a new website to assist you in whiling away hour after hour, try instructables.com. Oh, the randomness. Learn how to make a bibliophile’s Christmas tree or a pepper basil caipirinha or an LED chandelier. Endless possibilities…


  I feel blessed that I don’t personally know anyone affected by the 9/11 attacks. This past Sunday was a difficult day for many people. It being a day of service as well as a day of remembrance, I wanted to get out and do something. I heard about an art project being sponsored by […]

Self-Portrait of the Artist

Number 35

  I visited Boston College’s art museum today. The current exhibit at the McMullen Museum of Art is Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity. Dura-Europos was an ancient city in modern-day Syria. It was settled by Macedonians before Christ, then seized by a few different groups, the last time being in 256 CE. It was totally “sacked” […]

It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here

Mary and I took a glassblowing class yesterday at Diablo Glass School. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was half expecting to work with little blow torches. I was most definitely not expecting to stick a metal rod into a 2100-degree furnace full of molten glass. And then sit on a bench and form […]