Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.

ET CETERA

Photography


For as long as I can rememaber, I’ve been fascinated with color, shape, proportion, and a sense of place. Photography can be as poetic and compelling as the written word. I hope you enjoy my visual, if oftentimes accidental, poetry.

Collage on Paper


You’re invited into a wonderful world of color and motion with complex compositions boldly created in brilliant Fauve colors, linear but always casual and fluid. View familiar objects in a new way, with fine tuned lines and forms.

Music


With both the band Hypnic Twitch as well as playing all the instruments in a basement studio, I like to think my music is on the warm side of cool with thought-provoking lyrics and diverse, excellently crafted music.

Vice Verses


Vice Verses coherently suggests that everything has two sides. My verse, half-mocking and highly personal daydreaming reveals strata of experience and takes you to the edge of what I know and hopefully induces you to explore farther.

EX PEDE HERCULEM

About Me

Updated September 20, 2012

Father, writer, poet, producer, director, actor, singer, guitarist, graphic designer, raconteur, zoetic, excellent typist, determined, profound speaker, zero-gravity thinker, sage advisor, gruntled, website builder, zetetic, skeptic, intermittently quixotic, historian, foodie…approaching all endeavors with a bit of Sprezzatura.

As Jack Kerouac wrote, “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” This work is never done.

More from the edge

Cracked.com – America’s Only Humor Site

The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

Skeptic – Sum Ergo Cogito: I Am Therefore I Think.

ARS GRATIA ARTIS

WW2 LETTERS OF PVT MELVIN JOHNSON

“Heroes are often the most ordinary of men.” This quote, by Henry David Thoreau eloquently epitomizes my grandfather and so many like him that left the familiar behind as ordinary men and women, and sacrificed greatly, sometimes everything on foreign soil to become uncommon heroes. From Utah Beach, to Cherbourg, through hedgerows and mud, through French cities like Laval, La Haye du Puits, Mantes-Gassicourt, and Luneville, the 79th Infantry Division and my grandfather cut a wide swath through France. These are his letters as he fought across France.

FAVORITE SITES

Tempus Puget
Time flies when you’re having fun in the Puget Sound…

Uncrate
Digital magazine for guys who love stuff.

Allrecipes Video
Food porn you can watch every day!

FOLIE À PLUSIEURS

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!

Jack Kerouac
On the Road

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