So many of my immediate circle of friends and Facebook friends are artists, designers, writers, and sculptors or teach the same.
I always enjoy discussions about that nasty mistress the muse. At times, one works for months only to have the baby be misshapen. Other times it takes a year, and it’s just what you wanted or more.
Than there are those rare moments (“that rare random decent” in Sylvia Plath’s words, where it all falls together in seconds). I’m sure you have all experienced the spectrum, but that “rare random decent” is sure nice. This song, OldFashion Streak, was like that and it’s one of my Continue reading →
I always told myself I would write a blog in honor of my 1,000th Twitter follower, which will be this month or tomorrow. It could be today, because almost anyone can create followers by being a follower, but I have let it happen naturally by interacting, trying to add to the conversation, or being funny or prickly enough, I guess, to get retweeted.
In many ways Facebook is more personal – a fraternity/sorority of sorts with Twitter being a 20 story dormitory next to the football stadium parking lot. There are personal things I appreciate about Facebook, but I am more a newcomer there, although I really appreciate my friends. And with both platforms my philosophy is to collect and provide thoughts, grins, support, and opposition, but never to collect people as measured by a number. Continue reading →