Monthly Archives: September 2013

Summer Figures

I don’t think I’ve posted a number of the figures I was working on this summer, so thought I would do so here today with some brief explanations.

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The amazing example of Jean Vanier

May I highly recommend the podcast: The Wisdom of Tenderness: Jean Vanier on Lived Compassion, L’Arche, and Becoming Human on Krista Tippit’s program “On Being” It is so worth the listen.  Jean Vanier is a man of rare wisdom … Continue reading

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I have posted John Bennett photos that he has taken of me while we are out an about on earlier posts (the category Camera Obscura is where you will find them). But alas… now here you can see what I’ve … Continue reading

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How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land?

How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land? We crept up, watched a black man shovel dry burst of dirt into the air.  Engrossed, he didn’t see me till my friend hawked hard and then stepped out … Continue reading

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Pages Recently Turned

Wanted to give you a shout here about a fiction novel I recently finished that I would recommend: The History of Love by Nicole Krauss  A very nice, gentle read.  Although the book’s title personally would steer me away (a … Continue reading

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Ah, Art in the Pearl

So Art in the Pearl, a delightfully smart and small art fair with about 130 artists is currently “on” in downtown Portland this extended weekend.  It runs over every labor day and myself and three other art faculty meandered … Continue reading

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