Category Archives: inspiration wednesday

Story Chairs: The Man on the Train

Moe and I started sequencing the audio for the Story Chairs yesterday. Two hours of listening and thinking and guessing, turning to each other when we rediscovered something great and sitting quietly with a piece that didn’t quite fit with … Continue reading

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Golden Gate and Memorial Day

Yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge and today is Memorial Day. I was home with my sisters at our mother’s house when this incredible fireworks display took place. We might have tried to … Continue reading

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Return to Evergreen

I’m still trying to get my mind around my experience at The Evergreen State College over the weekend. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the founding of the college, The Return was organized not so much around the chicken dinners and … Continue reading

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Bruce Hale, Matt de la Peña & Rachel Vail

Bruce Hale stepped up in his fedora, suit and spectators to give the first keynote of the conference. During the opening Editor/Agent/Art Director panel, Eddie Gamarra spoke to how public speaking skills and a comfortable relationship to public appearances make all … Continue reading

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Inspiration Reading

My morning GalleyCat newsletter showcased the new Reading is Fundamental PSA, starring a bevy of familiar characters from children’s books with music by The Roots and Co. I’m rather fond of the skydiving pigs. Watch for a cameo by Levar Burton, … Continue reading

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Idea Spillover

This is my room in the American Academy in Rome, where I was a visiting artist too many years ago to be right. I could only afford a little studio room with a shared bathroom across the hall. Vic joined … Continue reading

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trees, blue & besweatered

This installation by Suzanne Tidwell has departed from the park across the street from 4Culture’s office. I miss the tree sweaters. They brightened up the joint, and during this long winter in the Northwest we’ve needed a bit of brightening. … Continue reading

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