This Saturday: lots of great indie folk, indie rock, World and Americana music, good local grass-fed beef burgers out at the family farm. You should come if you can!
Not too long ago (June, to be exact), my friend Mary Faino and I released a book through her small press, Paper Mermaid Press. It's called A Day in Rockport, and highlights some of the gems, hidden and otherwise, of this coastal New England village. Mary illustrated the book and I wrote the text. It … Continue reading A Book Party!
Because of the internet and the bunch of killjoys who use it, those of us who look up stuff and read links our friends send to us on a regular basis have come to realize, in excruciating detail, that everything (every single thing) inside our homes is pretty much killing us. We are surrounded by … Continue reading Making Stuff: the Domestic Edition
Happy Valentine's Day! Hope you are increasing your caloric intake in honor of a martyred saint today! (I know I will be doing so with great gusto.) I made this graphic using the Studio Design app, which is a lot of fun, should you have some time to kill and a desire to join yet … Continue reading It’s All About the Love. And Old Stuff. And Birds.
I've been making stuff again. Just in time for a rash of upcoming events, which I'll tell you about in another post. Right now...can't...write...much...more. Aren't you glad, secretly, just a bit, that you don't have to read my usual twenty paragraphs of convoluted text? Yes you are. It's Friday, the end of a long week. … Continue reading New Stuff
Recently I went to a huge sale held by a man who cleans out local estates, auctioning the best stuff and selling the rest out of his warehouse. Rows of tables filled the room, all of the covered with boxes filled with everything from commemorative plates to old VHS tapes -- all the detritus that … Continue reading Message in a Bottle