art observations

Moody Crow

I was going to write a post on how I use Twitter, but the day is escaping me, so here is a photo instead. I saw this crow land on this pole building near my house. Actually, I heard its claws scrape the metal as it landed. This building is in an industrial area with an old business with agricultural structures nearby. I caught the following shots, too.

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Frankensteining the Talent Pool ideas

FtTP – Townsend, van Giersbergen, Draiman & Strean

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Frankensteining the Talent Pool idea, but hubby and I have been watching YouTube videos and this came to me last night after watching some Devin Townsend, Disturbed’s “Sound of Silence,” and Venus Hum’s Blue Man Group performance of Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love.” One of our favorite musical acts is the Devin Townsend Project, which features Devin Townsend (obviously) and Anneke van Giersbergen on vocals. Hubby and…

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reading

The Year of Rereading Is Slightly Sidetracked

My year of rereading continues, although I keep getting (or letting myself get) sidetracked from the rereading. So far, the books I’ve reread include: “Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives” by Nicholas Christakis “Charley” or “The Girl Who Ran Away” by Joan Robinson “A Wrinkle in Time”, “A Wind in the Door” and “A Swiftly Tilting Planet” by Madeline L’Engle “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett…

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work in progress

New Web Design & New Website

 If you haven’t visited my website in a while, you’ll see I’ve made significant changes. New WordPress theme, new header image, which means a new look. But the part you can’t see, the back-end architecture in web-speak, is that I have purchased server space from a web hosting company. This provides me more control over my website(s) (yes, I have more than one!), allowing me to avoid advertising I don’t want on my site. The…

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