Can I Please Have "Places In Which I’m Thrilled to No Longer Live" for $1,000, Please Alex?
For the record, it has been gorgeous here. Over the weekend, I could have worn shorts. MINNEAPOLIS – It lived up to its name: The temperature in International Falls fell to 40 below zero Monday, just a few days after the northern Minnesota town won a federal trademark making it officially the “Icebox of the…
Sealed with a Commission (SWAC)
Today I’ll spend the day in Glendale attending the 31st Southwest Arts Conference (SWAC), a gathering of artists, arts leaders, and arts administrators from across the state. SWAC always has an interesting agenda; last year, Cheech Marin provided the keynote and discussed pieces in his collection of Latino/Latina art, the largest collection in America. This…
Yes, Virginia, you do wear wool winter coats in Arizona: Current temperaturee at 9 am: 41 degrees.When it was totally black outside, it was so early: 39 That’s almost freezing! If we had water here, it would freeze. It scares me.
In celebration of my shopping Odyssey on Saturday and Monday night, I’d like to share with you all the stores I visited in search of the perfect pair of plain, shiny, brown dress shoes (preferably a slip-on): SATURDAY (Arizona Mills)Famous FootwearBassJourneysKenneth ColeRack Room ShoesRockportShoe PavilionShoeteriaRobert Wayne Footwear I estimate on Saturday I tried on 15…
Now It Can Be Told
I’ve just received word that I can spill one piece of my big, good news. I received an Artist’s Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts in support of my manuscript-in-progress!! At the time, I had only envisioned the Matthew Shepard poems and the Vertigo section of the book. The strange science-fiction section…