Tag Archives: California

These are the Good Old Days

Wait until now becomes then, then you will see how happy we were. Paraphrased from Susan Sontag, Unguided Tour  

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Irrigation Canal Codex by Luis Alberto Urrea

Originally posted on synthetic zero:
Y los muchachos cling to the cantina’s jukebox heart, sing: we never go nowhere we never see nothing but work: these fingers bleed every daylong day, aching from la joda of the harvest– y la…

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Century #24: Arrival

From the journal of Ryan Tucker River Bend Academy of Art 8/21/1982   I have arrived, and settled into my room, which is small just big enough for an old military style metal bunk with a thin mattress and a … Continue reading

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Century #22: Surflessness

From the Journal of Mylo Grove: July 19, 1998 My mom read the pages I wrote. She thought it was perfect. She said that even if she hadn’t known me and picked that up and read it, she would know … Continue reading

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Century #21: Mylo’s Island Life

From the journal of Mylo Grove July 18, 1998 My mom is a biologist. She studies how animals and plants next to the ocean and in the ocean interact with each other. That’s how we ended up living on Finley … Continue reading

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Working in Black and White

  At the beginning of the summer, I decided that I would study line and shading without color and without color or representational forms, just to see what I could come up with. I already posted my first finished drawing, … Continue reading

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Travels with Charlie

About 2 months ago my wife and daughter went to the regional rescue shelter and picked out a dog. They brought home what they thought was an eight month old chihuahua mix. It turned out to be a six month … Continue reading

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