Death + Enlightenment

In the past week, the world has lost two Iconoclasts: Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. This we all know. In this article I am not going to re-post copies of the numerous articles cropping up; repost the posts written by writers who brushed against them in the past;...

Doors and Erasers

As most of my friends know, we recently relocated from Mérida, Yucatán, México to Portland, Oregon. This decision was made deliberately over quite some time. This post is not about the reasons for the move—those have been explained in previous articles. It is about...

When more creates less

We live in an extraordinary time. We have a class of people that are so wealthy that they can not, in a reasonable way, spend their wealth in their own lifetimes. We also have a class of people who are so selfish that that their whole world view excludes (by willful...

Triggers for Imaginings

As an artist, I am constantly on the look out for triggers. Triggers that spark an image or narrative that can result in a painting. I don't want or need the whole story from a trigger. I do not want someone to finish the story for me—or even "give" me a story. I only...

The Boss is Coming after Me

I am living in Portland without a car and am loving it. The city's Tri-Met system of integrated bus, street car and light rail is efficient and coordinated. I can text from any stop, with the stop ID, and know exactly when the next bus or train will arrive. As I learn...

Trading Places

On March 21, 2018 Lea and I moved from Mérida, Yucatán, México to Portland, Oregon. The process of making this decision began in 2010 when we visited Portland for the first time thinking we might move there (we both had previously been to Portland for other events)....

Uni-ball and Afghanistan

As we begin to get settled into our new home in Portland, I am organizing the myriad of things needed for day-to-day life. One of those things, of course, is wifi access. Yesterday we had our fiber service connected at the condominium. Because of the dual...

Oneirology and In-betweenness

Oneirology (/ɒnɪˈrɒlədʒi/; from Greek ὄνειρον, oneiron, "dream"; and -λογία, -logia, "the study of") is the scientific study of dreams. in-between a state or position that is in the middle between two other things : a middle position. In less than 60 days, my wife and...

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