How life makes failures of us all with sunshine, and the gentle rapid passing of time*

And, at long last, here, I write something again. Don’t think I haven’t longed for it; time without writing makes a ruin of me. A mere responder rather than a decided adventurer. Time— without time to think, to write— renders me a to-do list, at best. Ugh. And I’ve been feeling a right failure of… Continue reading How life makes failures of us all with sunshine, and the gentle rapid passing of time*

After a day where a sudden drop in tempurature causes green leaves to fall like the piano needles from Charlie Brown’s xmas tree

I must quiet my mind. Sometimes it can be done with reading on the train. And sometimes it needs to be done by formulating, or finding, some clear thing out of the jumble of tangled strings and wires— the ones that formed knots in one’s head during the tumult of the day.  Today was like… Continue reading After a day where a sudden drop in tempurature causes green leaves to fall like the piano needles from Charlie Brown’s xmas tree

Anticipating a shift

Summer’s second bookend, this weekend. Labor Day is past. But the mercury’s back up, and New York City has ‘extended beach season*’. Here’s something that seems to happen regularly in my business practice. Work gets a little slow after a period of hustle, so I decide to use the time productively / proactively for the… Continue reading Anticipating a shift

She used to stop by the house occasionally, but her presence was purely decorative.

Portion of an image found online, perhaps in LiveJournal image feed- origin unknown In the midst of a two-day jag of reading art criticism, theory and artist blogs; a result of 1) January post-holiday blahs, as stated yesterday, and 2) being in the ongoing and usual *stuck* place of : What is my art about?… Continue reading She used to stop by the house occasionally, but her presence was purely decorative.

Happiness and Doing

Hafto re-post this one, via an interview with Swiss Miss on The Happiness Project; It is a quote / motto she cited that inspires and instructs: "I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes… Continue reading Happiness and Doing

a creative dilemma

Friday night. After midnight. Increasingly aware (on account of my poor typing these past few days- I miss the proper keys!) that my fingernails seem to grow like weeds again. Like it's summer again. Been stretched a bit thin lately, again– working on a number of projects for clients (four web sites, the museum, a… Continue reading a creative dilemma

I’ve got a crew laminate

I'm on-site at Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center), working on the CFDA Fashion Awards, which glittering event shall be transpiring this evening. I've been working on the design and animation of the stage projections for the past month, but this is the first day we are actually on site, working with the physical set. There… Continue reading I’ve got a crew laminate