THINK EARTH COLORS

THINK EARTH COLORS

The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir Mountains call to us in different ways: We might want to climb them, write about them, photograph or film them or simply contemplate their majesty, cragginess and the changing hues as the hours pass. We might also be...
THINK BLACK & WHITE

THINK BLACK & WHITE

There is a wide, yawning black infinity. In every direction, the extension is endless; the sensation of depth is overwhelming. And the darkness is immortal. Where light exists, it is pure, blazing, fierce; but light exists almost nowhere, and the blackness itself is...
A Connectivist or a Specialist?

A Connectivist or a Specialist?

Specialist: a man who knows more and more about less and less. Dr. William J. Mayo, Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic   A friend told me recently that when people learn about the many things I do, it can be overwhelming for them to digest. This made me pause and...
Think Green

Think Green

If you take blue paint and yellow paint and you mix them, you get green paint. But if you take blue light and yellow light and mix them, you get white light. This is a shock to most people. James Turrell The light from the sun might appear white, but yet it really...
Think Violet

Think Violet

Hear my song, Violetta, Hear my song beneath the Moon. Recorded by Josef Locke.   Violet, the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, has long been associated with royalty, spirituality and majesty. Violets (Viola) are a genus of spring flowering...
THINK ORANGE

THINK ORANGE

The whole thing – lit up – first in one place – then in another with flashes of lightning … I sat on the fence for a long time – just looking at the lightning. Georgia O’Keeffe   Powerful impressions often arise from nature and as Georgia O’Keeffe describes in...