My Act: Officially Together

Sometimes your WiFi craps out and you can no longer upload photos to the internet. Sometimes it takes you about a year to find time to call your computer guy about it. Sometimes you stay up until 2 a.m. on a work night uploading a year’s worth of photos.



Right now my daughter is wearing a black vampire cape at the dinner table. My son is playing the notes from “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” on his cello because he knows that movie scares the crap out of me. These are the moments – not unusual – that beg to be blogged about, […]

Why didn’t I think of that?

When I look at all the paintings I’ve done for my Dia de Los Muertos series, it’s kind of interesting to see how they’re all are turning out, compared to what I thought they would be. I had this vision of 150 closely-cropped, serious-faced compositions with dark backgrounds. And there ARE some of those. I […]

Do Over

I am so mad at myself right now. I’ve been working on a painting for the better part of the afternoon and it was coming along swimmingly. I was posting progress photos on Instagram. I was singing along with Broadway Soundtracks. I was sipping an iced mocha. I had decided to use traditional watercolor paper […]