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Emily Carr Indian Church 1929

The Indian Church by Emily Carr

Mar is short for Mary Anne, or so my Mom tells me so. Mar was born in 1935 and became my mother in 1961. She’s the most amazing soul, always seeking things that others have overlooked. Recognizing value in art with an eye for style and a natural tendency to discover treasures. Mar finds art […]

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The Art of Writing

The Art of Writing and Purpose of this Blog

The best way to learn to write, is to write. It is said that the best way to get started is to just begin writing. These are the steps towards the Art of Writing. Some of us have always wanted to be writers and some of were naturally gifted in this expression, while others were […]

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Come together

Come together

The first cassette tapes I ever bought, Abbey Road and Cosmos Factory, at the same time on the same day, the first of innumerable cassette tapes. Prior to that, everything I bought was on vinyl. Come together, was the most powerful song I’d ever heard and “Cosmos Factory” by CCR was a perfect back-up (and […]

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Woman female beautiful erotic sensual tree nature - wikimedia commons

Wikimedia Commons and Visual Hunt

We owe a huge debt of gratitude to Aaron Swartz for the whole “creative commons” movement. I feel that he was somewhat unsung for his part in Wikipedia, so we must strive to always remember him for Wikimedia Commons. Imagine how much music, art, content, media and photography has been licensed and protected for the […]

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