Who Am I?

Who Am I?

It makes sense to specialize and therefore, become proficient in a particular area, but all too often, individuals abandon their other areas of ability because they do not appear pertinent to their work. Their daily lives,...

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The World of Glimpse: Now an Audiobook!

The World of Glimpse: Now an Audiobook!

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. W. Somerset Maugham I enjoy receiving my creative stimuli and satisfaction from different mediums and modes of creativity – painting, drawing, prose, poetry and now, producing and,...

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What Drives My Poetry? Humor, Largely

What Drives My Poetry? Humor, Largely

There is nothing funnier than the human animal. Walt Disney Many of my poems, although humorous, are also social commentary. I have fun examining, exaggerating and satirizing human foibles. Humor drives much of my poetry as does imagery, rhythms, sounds, my own senses...

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THINK FLUORESCENT & PHOSPHORESCENT

THINK FLUORESCENT & PHOSPHORESCENT

I never met a color I didn’t like.Dale ChihulyWhy do fluorescent colors arrest my attention? I think it is because they are flamboyant, bodacious, conspicuous, vibrant and brilliant. “Look at me, look at me!” they beckon and I do. Yet I use them sparingly in my...

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THINK MONOCHROME

THINK MONOCHROME

A colorful world is always a synonym for paradise. A grey or monocolored world is always a synonym for purgatory or hell…The diversity of color brings paradise.Friedensreich HundertwasserAre paintings in monochromes created because of a need to explore the subtle...

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THINK APRIPEACHARINE

THINK APRIPEACHARINE

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite –that particular peach is but a detail.Pablo PicassoThis blog is a short exploration of three fairly similar colors named after fruits: apricot, peach and nectarine. Hence the title.Is apricot...

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DREAMS: LEAVING OUR WAKING WORLD BEHIND

DREAMS: LEAVING OUR WAKING WORLD BEHIND

To those who are awake, there is one ordered universe, whereas in sleep each person turns away from this world to one of his own.Heraclitus, PhilosopherDreams feed us, and we feed our dreams. They are of us. Some are visual, some verbal. Some are vague, endoceptual...

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THE CORONAVIRUS: A PERSONAL CREATIVE MARATHON

THE CORONAVIRUS: A PERSONAL CREATIVE MARATHON

There are vast realms of consciousness still undreamed of vast ranges of experience, like the humming of unseen harps, we know nothing of, within us.D.H. LawrenceDuring this period of COVID-19, so many of us still have "undreamed" and still-to-be-dreamed realms of...

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THE CORONAVIRUS: AN ULTRA-MEGA-SCIENTIFIC-MARATHON

THE CORONAVIRUS: AN ULTRA-MEGA-SCIENTIFIC-MARATHON

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.John BeecherHave we all made up our minds to do our very best to protect both ourselves and everybody else during these times of the COVID-19? I think that the majority of people have. They care about the survival of us all...

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LIVING LIFE IN PAUSE

LIVING LIFE IN PAUSE

 ©️Harry RubinoffOne of these days is none of these days.English ProverbIn this time of the Coronavirus, many of us are living without the usual deadlines and the incentives for starting and completing projects. However, it is really important to resist...

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CORONAVIRUS: LIVING LIFE BOTH VIRTUALLY & CREATIVELY

CORONAVIRUS: LIVING LIFE BOTH VIRTUALLY & CREATIVELY

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.Albert EinsteinAs members of society, we are attached to certain strings - to behavioral agreements essential to reasonable group co-operation. As individual members of our families, of our friend and interest groups, of...

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CORONAVIRUS: WAITING FOR THE GREEN LIGHT

CORONAVIRUS: WAITING FOR THE GREEN LIGHT

Real unselfishness consists of sharing the interests of others.George SantayanaWe are indeed living in uncharted territory. This social distancing during the time of the Coronavirus is not going to be easy but understandably, it is the best thing we can each do for...

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Think Lavender and Lilac

Think Lavender and Lilac

Lavender’s blue, dilly dilly, lavender’s green,When I am king, dilly dilly, you shall be my queen:English Folk Song & Nursery RhymeLavender and Lilac – two very similar colors but also different: Lavender is a clear violet - more on the blue side than the red -...

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THINK MAGENTA 

THINK MAGENTA 

I make out a school bus…glowing orange, green, magenta, lavender, chlorine blue, every fluorescent pastel imaginable in thousands of designs.Tom WolfMagenta is a beautiful name and one that is worthy of the richness of its color. How did the name originate? It wasn't...

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THINK COPPER

THINK COPPER

An intense copper calm, like a universal lotus, was more and more unfolding its noiseless measureless leaves upon the sea.Herman MelvilleHow amazing it is to behold a copper sunset over the ocean! How interesting it is that such a sunset is a frequent occurrence near...

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