In a funk kind of day

Today I seem to be enduring another funk kind of day. Funk, as in, I’m in one. You know when nothing wants to work right? And whatever you do doesn’t really matter? Spinning in circles? Getting nowhere? That’s me today. My last three figure drawings likely won’t see the light of day until I’m dead and somebody finds them and decides …

Toothless

Interesting conversation I had today, but I’ll get to that in a minute. First off, I’m feeling a little like Hiccup’s dragon in the book and movie series, How to Train Your Dragon. His name was Toothless, for obvious reasons that I’m not going to explain. I had a certain body part “extracted” from my head today. (I think they use the word …

Gris Gris: The Spirit of Oshun

My daughter bought this for me in New Orleans. Here’s what the “instructions” say: Dr. John’s Gris Gris for Creativity and Organization   This Gris Gris (mojo) bag invokes the spirit of Oshun. It is used to meditate on all things creative and to become better organized. Men carry the bag in the right pocket. Women in the left pocket …

Tots. Made from taters

Anyone who knows me well enough knows I’m not much of a cooker. I’d rather be spending my time creating something that won’t be coming out my other end tomorrow, if you know what I mean. But sometimes, you just gotta do it. I made some tater tots, completely from scratch which, I realize, isn’t saying much, but it’s more effort than …