“Writing restructures consciousness” — Walter J. Ong
Dodger is an Australian Shepherd and Heeler mix. Such a good dog, she deserved a painting. It is my first painted photograph.
When I first tried Omega 3 vitamins I noticed an immediate cognitive boost. I called them cognitive rockets. Now I just eat fish a lot.
I have been sketching landscapes for a long time, but this is my first real painting, created in a workshop.
“Reading isn’t only a matter of our brains; it’s something that we do with our bodies.” — Andrew Piper
A living bird in the bush versus a dead one in the hunter’s hand, that is the difference between a living thing and our knowledge of it. Language is a binding of life.
A beginner’s mind is not clouded with the noise of the “monkey mind,” a Buddhist metaphor for the clatter of our unceasing and wandering thoughts and language and attention.
Life has so much more than humans know. We miss sights and sounds all the time. Think of how much goes on unnoticed by humans. For every bird in the hand there are two in the bush.
Handwriting is a dying art that finds new life as contour and shade in images. It is the closest thing I have to an original visual style.
The smell of an orchid, is it raspberry or coconut? It is delicate and exotic, reminiscent of a past love.