Deltiology

My friend Karen is a collector…of many categories of things, of people, of quotes. Of postcards. …and recently she sent me some cards, along with an article by Russell Lynes from 1977 (Architectural Digest, July-August, 1977…she collects magazines) wherein we learn that that a post card collector is called a Deltiologist. This term was coined […]

On the Way?

So we were having lunch the other day at Taproot when R nudged me and pointed…”On the Way”…oh good lord, I haven’t blogged in MONTHS! I doubt anybody is out there. ..well you’re there, but maybe not HERE? It isn’t so much that I have nothing to say…but that the things I’m thinking about are […]

Cayla Skillin-Brauchle at the HFMA

You only have until May 15th to go to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art to see “Cayla Skillin-Braucle: Locating”…work by Willamette faculty member Cayla Skillin-Brauchle on view in conjunction with an exhibit of senior graduating art students. Skillin-Brauchle teaches drawing, installation art, social practice, and performance art in the Willamette University Art Department. This […]

MY LIFE SO FAR

I first published this on my birthday in 2009, but I still think it tells my story so let’s go again!! Today is my birthday and I’ve attained a certain age.  I have plans, things to do, places to go.  But today I’m looking back. (I tried to cut my own bangs–oops.) For a few […]

Lost Weekend

Wow. Plunged by weather into the 19th century, this past weekend has given each of us plenty to think about…the Friday night freeze and the wrenching sound of trees cracking and ice tinkling, the explosions and blue flashes as power transformers blew up around the neighborhoods. Lying in beds piled high with quilts and comforters […]