• A Principled Stand: LaVoy Finicum

    Below is a wonderful overview (video), on why and how to protect our constitutional rights, by the late LaVoy Finicum. He explains so simply and clearly why ranchers needed to stand up as they did when the Feds were trying to force them out of business through the manipulation of their grazing rights, among other… Continue Reading

  • Considering Justice on All Sides.

    Ammon Bundy is a strong advocate for People’s Rights. He put out these statements today, May 31, 2020, after he learned of an upcoming protest in Boise ID, near his current home. This event comes after days of protests because of the wrongful killing of George Floyd, in Minneapolis by a police officer. From what… Continue Reading

  • New Project: Palindrome

    I embarked on a new project today. An experiment with voice. Each piece of the puzzle is less than ten minutes, (called episodes), using voice and imagination to describe forms in the sciences, engineering and agriculture—all superimposed upon an abstract and artificial  financial “grid”.  It is an exercise in creativity and how we share forms, even… Continue Reading

  • Life Itself: The Art of a Bird

    Over the past week we have had over 1250 lightning strikes in Seattle. At the same time I have been visited by my beloved owl, who has frequently visited since 2016. And then by deer who seem to love to go into poses together (they once stood in a letter “A” formation!), and just stared… Continue Reading

  • When you can no longer speak.

    Images from Spanish film, “The Spirit of the Beehive“. Which integrated eighteen year old Mary Shelley’s brilliant allegory on human nature, Frankenstein. Beautiful images of child actress Ana Torrent. Here are comments about the symbolism in the film and why it is pertinent today. I have studied this film for years. I am basing the… Continue Reading

  • Transmute

    A summer evening, an old white house—forlorn and would‐be abandoned except for the handful of friends who occupy the rooms and gather in the kitchen. Outside—the sound of cars and trucks arriving, and the group rapidly grows in number. Friends with friends. An old concrete pool, filled with water, now covered with the leaves of… Continue Reading

  • The Heart is an Eye.

    The heart is an “eye”, (Octavio Paz).  If you stay connected to your heart, if you still feel, then you remain connected to what some call your natural intuition. Your heart is a brain. It allows you to sense what your mind might be too busy to perceive. Your heart is the foundation of your… Continue Reading