Workshops

This is a watercolor my mother, Nancy Hayes, painted around 1949. View is to the south/southeast, from a ninth floor window at 23 High Street, Buffalo. Edited for clarification: I’m…

. . . it should be: Jesse Ventura, in the course of his successful run for Minnesota governor, was asked by a reporter if wrestling is “fake,” to which he…

Paco, what do you think of the image that all the artists have of you? You’re practically a god in flamenco. Well, it’s something I got used to. Because it’s…

Four photos from the day-after brunch:

Kough, Hayes, Williams - Ivy Kough, Annie Hayes, Yusuf Hayes, Kisha Williams, Nika Williams, Kevin Hayes, Joachim Williams, Sorrel Williams
Kough, Hayes, Williams – Ivy Kough, Annie Hayes, Yusuf Hayes, Kisha Williams, Nika Williams, Kevin Hayes, Joachim Williams, Sorrel Williams

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Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. James Thurber

. . . to show off materials. The “windows” allow us to use various clear and translucent glasses, the rest of the table could be chestnut, oak or hemlock. Put…

Asked if he grows tired of talking about ecological stewardship, digging in, and coalition-building, the poet Gary Snyder responds with candor: “Am I tired of talking about it? I’m tired…

When Allen met him in 1954, Peter [Orlovsky] had been honorably discharged from the Army – where he worked as an ambulance driver — for telling a psychiatrist, “An army…

From Gore Vidal‘s memoir Palimpsest: Recently [1994], a television interviewer quoted me as having said, “I seem to have met everyone, but I know no one.” Grinning like a tiger…