Slowvember: Making the Frame

I’ve learned one quick lesson this Slowvember: Canson Fanboy Manga Art Boards don’t bear up well when too much water is applied. I expected it to perform more like Strathmore Bristol, but nope. The board I began Slowvember with has been replaced, as have the Inktense pencils I wanted to use. One objective I want to accomplish with this project is … Continue reading “Slowvember: Making the Frame”

Daily Post: Knowing Your Neighbors

This was written in response to today’s prompt Neighbors, from The Daily Post, a good site for helping you get to know your neighbors on It was written with Bear, and edited using ProWritingAid. — I grew up in small towns, brought up with the notion that people in cities don’t know their neighbors. I … Continue reading “Daily Post: Knowing Your Neighbors”

Jorge Marín’s “Wings of the City” at Anaheim Convention Center

Originally published at on September 11th, 2017. Added to on October 31st, 2017. — Linda and I finally made it out to see Jorge’s Marín’s “Wings of the City” exhibit at the Anaheim Convention Center! We even managed to drag a (camera-shy) friend along! This collection of sculptures has been on display at … Continue reading “Jorge Marín’s “Wings of the City” at Anaheim Convention Center”

I’m Spilling My Guts

Originally published at on October 26th, 2017. Added to on October 31st, 2017. — Over at Medium. OK, technically, it’s just a tolerable drip, but it’s bound to be a spill soon! I swear that it is! Read this post to understand why. Or at least part of why. I want this model … Continue reading “I’m Spilling My Guts”

For Writers

Blogging Beyond the Grave – originally published on October 28th, 2017, at I’m Spilling My Guts – originally published on October 27th, 2017, at Backing Up an iCloud Drive Folder to DropBox – originally published on August 12th, 2017, at So Long, Ulysses! Hello, Pages? Maybe? – originally published on August 11th, … Continue reading “For Writers”

01/101 – “Sins of the Past”

Originally published in 2010. Edited and republished at on March 20th, 2017. Added to on October 30th, 2017. Also edited to add title tags and improve alt tags. — “Sins of the Past” is all about establishment, man. It establishes Xena’s reputation (you know, the one Hercules was completely unaware of in “The … Continue reading “01/101 – “Sins of the Past””