I got my nephew an orange slinky as a gift for his visit earlier this week. We learned about waves, pulses, energy, and how orange is a super super cool color. He was so excited to tell his Grandma what he learned that he stretched the holy hell out of the slinky, and then he … Continue reading Orange Slinky Lives a Short Life
I finally found the stack of missing journals. Five books of rambling thoughts and drawings. I knew it was around on one of my boxes. Here’s a little doodle I did (In 2006!) Continue reading BAP Art: Shark Tooth (From the Archives)
J. Hoss invited to this leg of his trip in California a woman he befriended in Warsaw. The extra bedroom in my flat is their homebase as we travel to Carmel, Tahoe, Nevada, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, San Diego, and wherever else we feel like.
I took her bags to where J. Hoss had already settled in. After pleasantries, her face lit up remembering something. She came back from the guest bedroom with a portfolio tube, the kind art students and architects carry around. Continue reading The Warsaw Woman Made Me Speechless
But, embracing other cultures, dating across borders, has some traps for the unwary… especially if you’re white because there is some social focus on the possibility of more exploitative motives. So I’m going to share a few things, personal observations, that I think might be helpful. A community’s common beliefs surrounding gender and gendered behaviors are nearly 100% influenced and informed culturally… Continue reading How to Love Asian Cultures as a White / Black / Latino Person