Tag Archives: My Museum of Inspiration

Leave a Little Window Open: a Breeze Will Wake You.

“Every morning, even before I open my eyes, I know I am in my bedroom and my bed. But if I go to sleep after lunch in the room where I work, sometimes I wake up with a feeling of … Continue reading

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Drums of Passion

At some point in my late teenage years, I was looking through a bin of miscellaneous foreign music in the Tower Records store on Broadway in Sacramento, and I came across this album. I don’t remember what about it caught … Continue reading

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The Universe is a Messy Place to Play . . .

“The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum morbid phenomena of the most varied kind come to pass.” Prison Notebooks, Antonio Gramsci Art by and Photo credit: … Continue reading

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Supporting a Wave of Creativity

The arabesque is, rather obviously, not a position that can be held for any prolonged length of time. Balanced on the tip of one foot, the ballerina gives her audience a momentary glimpse of the arabesque, and then she is … Continue reading

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Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

I can’t remember when I first heard a Lucinda Williams’ song or what it was, but I know that every time I hear her sing she makes me stop and take a breath. In every one of her songs there … Continue reading

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Vibrations of Line and Color Inspired by Kandinsky

  Last week I made two rough studies on 140 lb watercolor paper to choose the pallet. Narrowing the colors down orange, yellow, brown and violet oxides with some permanent violet dark and burnt orange and black and white for shading. For the final … Continue reading

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Becoming Awake

I found this amazing passage on A Pilgrim in Narnia, a blog I have followed for years, as part of a longer piece. In these few paragraphs, Annie Dillard puts into words the most accurate description of maturing consciousness that I have … Continue reading

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