Monthly Archives: December 2014

Solid beauty suffices

I took my mother to a beauty shop today. Bonnie washed my mother’s hair with something called Glimmer and Shine which supposedly makes gray hair look less dull and has purple bubbles. “But you don’t want to wash twice with it. … Continue reading

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1953 Suburban Creche

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JB as the “Bricklayer’s Mate” via August Sander, 1928…

…while one of three farmers stares at me.

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Celebrating the holidays in traditional fashion

Gut Yontif!

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Michael is Santa

Over the years, Michael has become more portly and now sports a long gray beard, nearly all white. He has shared on more than one occasion how strangers have stopped him and called him Santa. Once a small child was … Continue reading

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Who are we

After a delicious pancake breakfast at home (including using organic coconut flour—oh yeah!), I worked in my studio, mainly organizing some of the clutter that has accumulated since summer. In a pile of random supplies and stray papers I found … Continue reading

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The harbinger of life and warmth to come

On this longest night of the year, we potted some paperwhites that a student gave me on Friday and brought up three amaryllis which have been hibernating in pots inside of closed paper bags in the basement. The amaryllis were … Continue reading

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