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I love to make new soups. I take things I have on hand and work out what would taste good together. Keeping track of these improvised recipes in my visual journal means that I’ll be able to remake them and enjoy them again on another day. (Or be able to fix things that didn’t turn […]
I still haven’t had time to make this onion soup or these hashbrowns, but I dug up this page from my index. I do need to do both before it gets warm again!
Creative Expectations, Creative Execution, Creative Learning: Lauren Lim’s Instant Photo Documentary
In “Instant: A Short Documentary” Lauren Lim sets out to photograph people on the street, and give them the resultant photo. In the process she learns about her own expectations, her own discomfort, and more about what photography means to her and the people she meets. My blog is full of posts on creativity and […]
Stephen Colbert is always saying things that make sense to me, and calm me.
In the above page spread, in the field of orange color on the verso (left) page, you’ll see the conversation I had with Dick about one change which I would like to make, but know in my heart of hearts I won’t make. Journals are great for capturing a perspective of our lives and dealing […]
Towards the end of last year Dick and I drove out one snowy night on an errand. We stopped at a gas station to fill up the tank. I took those few moments to quickly sketch the intersection before me. I did not have an interior car light. We were at a side pump that […]
The caption says it all.
When do you throw a pen away? Evidently I don’t do it often enough! I love the way some disposable ink pens get a thin dry line as they run out of in, but lately it’s ridiculous. I need to put out some new pens!
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