Welcome…

… but be forewarned. You’ve stumbled onto my patch of cyber “real” estate. If odd drawings of semi-naked, not-so-polite people will offend you, limit your views to the “Published Work” pages. Don’t go to… Continue reading

SPACEBOOK

FOR SOME REASON OR ANOTHER I found myself thinking about Klein bottles. They are topological oddities in that they only have one side, not like typical bottles that have insides and outsides. If… Continue reading

THE PAST DEVOURING THE FUTURE

It’s been this way forever, or at least as long as we’ve been writing about it or anything else—about ten millennia—ever since wheat domesticated us. No, I’m not trying to blame human assholeness… Continue reading

LIFE AT SEA

Another jetsam post, visually more Homer’s “Gulf Stream” than Gericault’s “Raft of the Medusa” In “Gulf Stream”  we see a solitary sailor on a crippled sailboat at the mercy of shark and sea… Continue reading

SNAKES AND LADDERS

The drawing above is different from the usual; it did not rise from an idea realized by being written down. The image just came to me ex nihilo. Sorta. I mean, because I’ve… Continue reading

A FROG’S TALE

“I’m filled with a desire for clarity and meaning within a world and condition that offers neither.” ― Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus Yes, I know it’s another frog post. The fourth… Continue reading

BLAH BLAH BLAH

“Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth.” —Ferdinand de Saussure PART 1—The explanation of langue et parole. They… Continue reading

ARTISTS’ PROGRESS

The first try at the rant for this post was too bitter and too esoteric. This one’s still about art as therapy, but more putting in words what’s shown in the drawing than… Continue reading

THE PAINTED PAINTER

“The requirements of pecuniary decency have, to a very appreciable extent, influenced the sense of beauty and of utility in articles of use or beauty. Articles are to an extent preferred for use… Continue reading

MISS UNDERSTANDING

There is this meme, it goes something like this: “All [love] relationships begin with a misunderstanding and end when it [the misunderstanding] is understood.” The error in perception is that of thinking each… Continue reading

PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING

I tried to watch some of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. It was gymnastics, I think. In the half an hour I observed, there seemed to only be about five minutes of athleticism, the… Continue reading