The Leaden Thistle
Impossible Imaginings30 Aug 2021Art is essentially a means to imagine the impossible. It gives us the space to imagine things outside our daily experience. These imaginings can then inspire us to make changes, however big or small, to a world that previously seemed rigid and unchangeable. We use art to see the world…
The Long Crucifixion26 Aug 2021Kristin and I recently saw an exhibition of objects from first century Pompeii at The Legion of Honor in San Francisco. Afterward at our BestFriendDrinkingClub (BFDC) meeting we discussed how Jesus was conspicuously absent from the frescoes, decorative vases, and other image bearing objects. Fresco of Mount Vesuvius Current photograph…
Deep Silence05 Mar 2019Flying over Greenland in 2018 invokes a deep silence. One that allows the buzzing of this human virus to fall into total stillness. After humanity this silence will be global again. For now, it feels like a deep well in the desert.