Monthly Archives: August 2009

Passing the Orange

I have been for the past 12 years involved in, and am a leader within  a variety of groups that do “men’s work;” experiential weekends, groups, and the like.  It has been life changing.  As a part of this blog, … Continue reading

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I want to be like FDR

In sixth grade I did a report on FDR.  I honestly can’t remember much about all his years in office, but what I do recall is that FDR had a Scotty dog named Fala.  I thought that was really cool.  … Continue reading

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If your house had a name what would it be?

So I have always named my car.  There has been, in order: Bernie, Oscar, Evinrude, and now Os-Car (I think my current vehicle is somehow a grandchild of Oscar). As far as I can tell it seems the activity of … Continue reading

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In Praise of Curators

While Dan is visiting I decided it would be fun to expose him to what is going on here in Portland. We decided to explore:  “The Manor of Art at Milepost Five”  (website: http://www.milepostfive.com) For a week there is an … Continue reading

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Quality and Quantity Time with Dan Callis

Little did I know twenty two years ago when I saw a series of small painterly works by Dan Callis, then a graduate student at Claremont, that this painter of sheep and the disabled would become my teacher at Biola, … Continue reading

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Deborah Horrell sharing the wealth.

Well, it was an absolute delight taking a workshop on pate de verre this past week in Portland with Deborah Horrell; she is a very talented lady and is very open with her methods, techniques and know how, which as … Continue reading

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Abandoned Churches

My friend Nancy in San Luis Obispo is notorious at sending me various curious links… she just sent me this one today and I thought I’d pass it on here. This is a site that has a number of wonderful … Continue reading

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