Reimagine Your Days Summer 2018

The Tough People In Our Lives

The summer – in addition to its magic – can also bring us together with people who elicit our negative feelings.  With so many family gatherings and social functions ahead, and with the summer...

Coffee Liqueurs and Swimming Pools

Tastes change.  There was a time when I was younger that sugary liqueurs had great appeal.  A highly alcoholic and sugar laced coffee liqueur mixed generously into milkshakes on a hot day once resulted in a...

Events

The AIR Gallery, an online magazine, presents my art, the work of other local artists, and encourages one’s creativity.  click here Shows and calls for art  October 2018 Call For Art • “Pedals and Paws” •...

Trees Calm Us

In spring – as the mirror of autumn – we are more aware of trees than in the other two seasons of the year. Quite apart from providing oxygen, food , material necessities, and shelter,...

Into the Blues

Just here at the lazy edge of fall,  the daylight passing, the news of the world testing and breaking spirits, I wanted to include an article New Times contributor Lee Woodruff shared with 2nd...

The Afterlife, A Book Excerpt

Excerpt from Parentheses, A Memoir by Fredrick Swan “Journal entry: October 15, 2013 Late Saturday. Art show at People’s Gallery tonight. Colder mornings but still warm enough to sit outside in the afternoon. In...

The AIR Galleries

I hope you will join me as I present the AIR Gallery online magazine.  Sign up and  visit with artists in their studios, find inspiration, and discover new art.  Enjoy photo essays about artists...

Old Bowls, Bacon and Butternut Squash

This easy to make autumn soup is served best in old bowls with a slice of crisp bacon leaned on the side. Dig out your mother’s or your grandmother’s soup bowls, the ones that...