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Broken

December 2, 2013

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Months ago, during the summer, I was messing around with clay. A friend has a kiln and I wanted to test my hand at creating small sculptural pieces. I didn’t want to start completely from scratch so decided to make cameos of Douglas and Annie, characters from my illustrated book for adults, Douglas has a […]

Best of Season 2

September 3, 2013

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I am very excited to say I’ve been invited to be a part of the opening show for Season 3 of Oral Fixation,  a live, true storytelling show in Dallas. It’s pretty cool to say I’ll be a performer in a “Best of” show! Season 3 opens with The Best of Season 2, featuring one storyteller […]

Boxer briefs, flat files and a brief break

August 29, 2013

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 I had to make a Target run today. As I made my quick zip through the store grabbing the things I needed, I passed the men’s undergarments. Boxer briefs were on display. It is the damnedest  things sometimes that spark a memory. DK wore boxer briefs. Beautifully. Not that I ever saw him in them for […]

Soap box

August 22, 2013

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I’m building a soap box. I’m going to be climbing upon it soon. 

I want to break free

June 28, 2013

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I’m good now, mostly okay, mostly happy, except for this god-awful block. I’m stuck. I’m jammed up and it’s becoming a problem. I need to cry. I need that catharsis. I’ve been trying to remember the last time I cried and everything I come up with was years ago. I cried on New Year’s Eve […]

More Mouse

June 4, 2013

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“You tell me what you want and I’ll tell you what you get”  – From Ocean Breathes Salty by Modest Mouse Flipping through Quimby Mouse one more time before I slide him back into his hiding place beneath the world atlas, I realized I never filled in the printed nameplate on the inside cover. The […]

Visual Speedbump Tour

May 18, 2013

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The annual Visual Speedbump Tour (aka the Oak Cliff Art Studio Tour) is today. My home is one of the stops on the free, self-guided tour. Most of the art created for Half Agony, Half Hope will be on display in my studio.  Artists Scott Winterrowd and Gillian Bradshaw-Smith will be joining me and showing […]