New Orleans

  Louisianan, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee. Place names in songs. The lad likes his tickets and he likes to go. It took some talking to get me to go but he’s showing me all those place names now, those cities mentioned in the songs. I'm having coffee now in East Nashville with a soft toffee…

Hometown Show

Hi.  having a show of paintings in the gallery in my home town, Bancroft, Ontario. That's kind of a trip. There's be some old stuff and some new. The work's mostly figurative, people over the years, personal favorites, new concerns. The show opens on Show opens Wednesday, August 31 and ends on September 25th, 2011…

self portrait (vertigo)

Well there's the sunday put in. Hope yours was good, your evening too. I kept quiet, a little round of village stops and banter. Looked at a large raw work space above a shop and had coffee with my friends at the internet cafe. All very normal and breezy, but feeling like I was ready…

A January Post

January It really is the most wonderful time of the year. I thought I was getting a chocolate truffle and coffee migraine but it was just a tinseled star flashing on a timer under my eastern elbow. New years eve. I put on the smaller parka and walked down town in lieu of listening to…