Jewelrymaking

“What do you want for Christmas?” he said. “Jewelrymaking stuff,” I replied. I panicked. I was casting a wide net. I have always been afraid to even go down this …

An unfortunate truth

One of the bestworst things about being the owner of my brain is that I am usually at my most prolific and creative when I feel a festering knot of …

That was dumb

I just drove all the way downtown to a stretch I have been wanting to photograph for two weeks, only to drive right past it, scowl at how the setting …

Day 31/365: Crafty

Making lots of test items lately, but none of them work well enough to even give away. Slowly — verrrry slowly — realizing that my favorite part of the crafting …

I wrote a story

… and my mustachioed friend Zach was kind enough to publish it over at The Great and Secret Thing. It’s a very short story. A glimpse, really, into a moment …

This isn’t the whole story. It never is, you know.

I’m writing right now. It’s good. It’s solid. The first thing I ever wanted to be in life was a writer, but at some point I realized how impractical that …

Day 83: Escape

Programming Note: This week I’m challenging myself to shoot only with my fixed 50mm lens, since I rarely ever use it. Let’s see how long that lasts! March is racing …

Projects

There are lots of creative things on my plate that I’m working through. Suddenly all these feelings of foreboding and inadequacy that I struggled with in college are coming flooding …