12 Jun, 2017

Snail Mail Art

June 12th, 2017|Tags: , , |

I adore snail mail art. As a kid, I loved to draw. That pastime, along with several others, has remained in my childhood. Over the past few years, however, I've [...]

1 Feb, 2016

The Gift of a Poetry Reading

February 1st, 2016|Tags: , , |

Yesterday I treated myself: I went to a poetry reading. Normally, I am loath to schlep up to the north side of the city on a Sunday afternoon, but it [...]

13 May, 2015

The Sweetest Little Gift

May 13th, 2015|Tags: , |

I just had to share this: My 17-year-old son gave me this for Mother's Day--a tiny rose he crafted from tin and copper, propped into the cutest little vase, namely [...]

19 Nov, 2013

Art: Boring Today, Interesting Tomorrow?

November 19th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Pierce Hall, in its current state of half demolition For my Artist's Dates these past two weeks, I attended the two-evening Bookmakers program offered jointly by the Smart Museum and the [...]

30 Sep, 2013

Bemelmans Bar

September 30th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Note to self: Next time I'm in New York, I must visit Bemelmans Bar. Sadly, up until a recent issue of the Wall Street Journal magazine, I wasn't aware of [...]

1 Jul, 2013

Report from a Literary Hybrid/Book Arts Workshop

July 1st, 2013|Tags: , , |

Ellen Sheffield's Book Arts Studio at Kenyon College One of my housemates at the Kenyon Writer's Workshop was Mimi Chiang, and not only did we hit it off right away, [...]

29 Jun, 2013


June 29th, 2013|Tags: , , |

  Need I say more? Art book by Sue Sommers, created in the Literary Hybrid/Book Arts class at the Kenyon Writers Workshop

26 Jun, 2013

Book Arts

June 26th, 2013|Tags: , |

Art Book by N.E. Skinner This year, the Kenyon Writers Workshop included a class on Literary Hybrid/Book Arts. While it was hard to listen to the presentations of the book [...]

24 Jun, 2013

Crows – a Haiku

June 24th, 2013|Tags: , |

Crows on parapet Ordinary enough, right? Except they don't move. Today is the Blogathon's Haiku Day, meaning you can try to your hand at this originally Japanese form of poetry, [...]

23 Jun, 2013

Art that Went Straight to My Heart: Ori Gersht at the Gund Gallery

June 23rd, 2013|Tags: , , |

 Ori Gersht Exhibit at the Gund Gallery - It can't be a coincidence, can it, that the panels featuring trees are hung next to the grand window framing the [...]

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