We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Art Immersion

Beltane                                                                              New Garlic Moon One of those days.  Into the museum, leaving at 10:30 am and just got back now, 6:00 pm.  Had a Japan Art Cart, oh boy, with very few visitors.  A group of autistic kids and a classical musician and his daughters stopped by and that was about it.  The art cart […]

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another artist on Ai Weiwei

Beltane                                                      Waning Last Frost Moon A reader of this blog has created a poster for Ai Weiwei.  It appears on his blog artotrical. Here it is.  The Chinese script reads:  Love the future and is a visual pun on Ai Weiwei’s name.

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Be Patient With Yourself

Beltane                                               Waning Last Frost Moon An afternoon of thunder, swirling clouds, torrential rains.  Another episode in the missing spring of 2011.  We sat huddled in the basement amongst our workout equipment, watching the downstairs tvs with green rectangles and red rectangles.  Occasionally, the EAS, Emergency Alert System, would blare its attention getting noise giving us […]

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DB BFA

Beltane                                                                Full Last Frost Moon I now have a full degree in dog barrier visualization, construction and maintenance.  A guest dog, Gertie from Denver, has discovered the joys of orchard exploration.  In her case she  crawls over the fence, runs over to the blue berry patches, jumps in and digs.  Furiously.  So.  In this instance […]

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A Garden, Some Latin, Ai Weiwei

Beltane                                                     New Last Frost Moon The potatoes are in the ground.  The lettuce has two leaves, as does the spinach, a few beets have emerged.  The leeks look a bit droopy, but they’ll pick up.  The garlic is well over 6 inches now as it makes the final push for harvest in late June, early […]

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Ai Weiwei In Jail

Spring                                                                  Waxing Bee Hiving Moon In all the tsunami/earthquake, nuclear crisis, air strikes in Libya, brother coming, dog biting haze I missed this story about Ai Weiwei, a Chinese dissident artist whose marble chair is in our Wu Family Reception Hall.  I’ve attached a summary from the Financial Times and a video interview with Dan […]

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