When It Rains

Last July my job was eliminated. This came as a shock to me, after years of glowing reviews and previously unheard of success in innovation and growing audience. And then the air conditioner broke, and a lightning strike destroyed the external hard drives full of every picture I’d ever made, among a host of other expensive bad…

Pulling Up

I really want to do pullups. More than one at a time. It’s one of those fitness goals that seems less than achieving maximum human potential. I mean, it’s not a marathon, or Ironman, or whatever else people do to stave off the flabby hands of fate. Just grabbing the bar, and pulling up. More than…

Sometimes It’s The Motion

I let today get away from me. Or rather, I got into other stuff today and didn’t get in my morning writing. Now it’s late and I’ll just be going through the motion of “writing” this week. Quantity over quality is the point here. Something is better than nothing, and I’ll inventory some highlights of…

What Art Is

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Charlie Lucas, an artist from Selma, Alabama, who is exhibiting at MINT Gallery here in Atlanta. (The interview airs on WABE Monday, March 2, at about 10:44 a.m., because of course you want to hear it.) The contrast between talking to him and with other artists over the…