Scribblings, musings, reflections etc.

What’s the title of this painting?

What is the title of his painting I ask myself. I am so inspired- is that the feeling–so awed maybe– By the complexities of the universe, And the way that so much is going on invisible and unknown. The very fact that there is a tangible real existence that we all believe in–so even colour for… Continue reading →

Inspiration and Cognitive Fires.

I am inspired by trying to understand things that I don’t understand. The unknown inspires me. Confusion and displacement and new perspectives– new ways of thinking inspire me.   I am inspired by everything  that demands that I slow down and face all that I don’t know. Nothing is more intriguing to me than trying to figure… Continue reading →

It all started with a 100 Day blog.

 Welcome to not so secret online journal. Welcome. Thanks for stopping by. In 2010, I made myself a promise to create something every day for 100 days and post it online.  It was a way to connect with the world after long bouts of debilitating depression. I posted art, poetry, stories, thoughts, and dreams.  It… Continue reading →

Painting and Writing and dreaming and stargazing

Even if we have a reliable method and a process that seems to work  there is still a lot of mystery in making art. It’s a act of faith sometimes. Somehow magic is involved and patience. Sometimes a  story calls you to come and find it, but you can’t quite locate where it’s hiding. I… Continue reading →

Hey friends. I have this little article I wrote that might be helpful for when you are experiencing a bit of a block.

Leading the Witness. A cautionary tale for my fellow writers and artists.    When I ask myself why I never finish anything- my mind will assume that this question is valid and that the statement is true and I will supply all kinds of evidence and end up concluding that I shouldn’t even bother writing or… Continue reading →


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