I’ve been working on a community art project this winter. It’s called ICEBOX: Art in the Heart of Winter. It’s kind of like a mini Burning Man, but replace the sand and sun with ice and blowing snow. Then put all the art installations inside brightly-coloured huts, to protect them from the cold. Then picture… [Read More]
If you’ve ever wondered why it’s hard to do things that are good for you, or you struggle to keep habits that you know will improve your life, Steven Pressfield presents some good theories and methods in his book, The War of Art. Pressfield used to be a marine, and his philosophy is still very… [Read More]
Just before the new year, I finished Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch. It was incredible. I couldn’t put it down. I read the hardcover, and at 700+ pages, it was hefty — but that didn’t keep me from lugging it everywhere, because (did I say this already?) I couldn’t put it down! It might be my… [Read More]
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