That old rugged chair

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I’d like to preface this entry with a disclaimer. If you are at all religious and/or are offended easily, you’d better stop reading right here. Are they gone yet? OK, I’ll proceed. This weekend I had the very fortunate opportunity to attend the wedding of two friends. It was a lovely small service in a quaint wedding chapel and that …

Imminent Death

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As a part of the regular gauntlet that is Irish Season, a new bringer of pain has been introduced by myself and friends to help justify our binging whilst nursing aging bodies that just don’t snap back after that two day bender like they used to: a 5K walk/run. Are we insane? Probably so. Will there be blood? Again, probably …

As I digress into progress

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This weekend while on a Pollo Regio run (if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out), I had the opportunity to catch a little bit of a segment on Studio 360about a conceptual art piece that Tino Sehgal is doing at the Guggenheim Museum called “This Progress.” The piece seems rather interesting, but what struck me is that the …

We make holes in links

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My general email address has been public for well over a dozen years, so I get a lot of spam. I’ve got some pretty good filters nowadays, but the amount that piles up in that trash folder can be pretty staggering. This really didn’t bother me until I started writing this blog. I am amazed at how many spam blog …

The creative process

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For the most part, I consider myself wildly creative but horribly untalented. Over the past couple of years I’ve managed to cludge together some (what I consider) pretty decent creative output, but I always seem to struggle with it. That’s one of the reasons I really wanted to get this little ray o’ internet sunshine going: to help keep the …