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Blog: The Concept of The Thing

What is the thing? As in every thing, I begin as a writer, I look into the heart and history of words, to learn more about their original heat — what was their sparking ignition? I contemplate my use of many words as deeper meditations on patterning. Where did the...

Blog: The Mother

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY Celebrating the Mysteries of The Mother In my journey thus far, I’ve studied the hand-making of things, the creative molding process as a person driven and bidden by the magic spell of making. But that making is a deeper realm, held in the...

Blog: TED | 2008 | Aspen (3)

what’s extra? pretty much everything. some thing extra about today any : day > being in it. LIFE IS ABOUT MAKING THINGS, CREATING THINGS, BEING IN CREATIVE SPACE — MAKING THINGS THAT CONNECT ME TO YOU. …. LIVING EVIL yesterday, I was thinking...

Blog: Happy Mother's Day

The Mothering of The Mother In my journey, I’ve studied the creative molding process as a man driven and bidden by the magicspell of making. In college, the 70s, I read Erich Neumann’s monumental undertaking “The Great Mother” which was...