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December 2, 2013


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


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


 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


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

I want to break free

June 28, 2013


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


“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


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 […]