I've had some serious artist block since last September, then in April things started loosening up. This quarantine thing has really agreed with me. There have been a few outright flat misses but I feel that these represent some improvements in my overall style. The key has been, no matter how happy I am with a result, I can erase and do better. While there is still a ton of room for improvement, I am satisfied with where I am heading... and having just turned 50, I am happy with any progress at all.
I am a huge fan of the Olympics. An Olympic geek, if you will. First, the ideology that nations come together and compete in a peaceful manor, inspires me. Second, the level of training and dedication that the athletes undergo amazes me. Next I enjoy learning about other cultures. Lastly the moments of sportsmanship that [...]
Those who know, say nothing. Those don't know, won't shut up. Me? I am just here to work some things out. I am fascinated by Zen Buddhism, Daoism, and Stoicism. While I am not into the mystical, metaphysical or superstitious aspects of this world, the aspects of psychology and self discipline of those three methods [...]
Gundam Factory Yokohama My new spirit animal is alive and surely at the Gundam Factory in Yokohama. It encapsulates my reaction to 2020... nay, my entire life after my 14th birthday in 1984! In this post I was trying to be humorous... it became something else. A little exploration into how I got where I [...]