An Accidental Artist

Jeffrey Owen Hanson (1993-2020)

Several months ago, I watched a news story about a legally blind young man, who was really amazing.  He is an accidental artist, and although I am not an authority on art, his art inspires me. And here’s why. Jeff Hanson was born on September 30, 1993, with a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis and then became… Continue reading An Accidental Artist

A POETS Kind of Day

POETS (Piss On Everything Tomorrow’s Saturday).  It was early Friday morning when her wet lick on my lips woke me. My dog Holly Golightly is almost deaf, and she’s slowing down.  I didn’t feel much like getting up, but it’s either Holly or Mother Nature waking me at 4:00 am each morning, so I grumbled… Continue reading A POETS Kind of Day

Murals that Mirror Life

Yesterday, I met up with my friends Agnes, Leonard, and Lawrence in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant area. We were there to be a part of a guided walking tour of the 2019 Vancouver Mural Festival.  It was the first time that any of us had been to the annual festival.   We had agreed to meet at… Continue reading Murals that Mirror Life