December 2014
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Happy Holidays

From Barcelona!

A Long Time Coming

It would seem as though a spring thaw is in the air even though it’s winter.

I hope in the next few years many more of my fellow Americans have a chance to visit Cuba as I have.

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

So it’s my birthday this week!

Make a wish!

Are you excited yet? While I would love to receive a gift from you this year I’ve also learned that giving can be even more fun than receiving. With that idea in mind I’ll send one of my limited edition postcards to the first ten people who [...]

And They Called Themselves The Europeans

I know most of you couldn’t make it to Switzerland to see my multimedia installation And They Called Themselves The Europeans. So I created a short video to give you a sense of what it was like.

And They Called Themselves The Europeans

All Things Being Equal

“The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely”

- Lorraine Hansberry

I often think about the series of choices both profound and small that have brought me to where I am. I spend a great deal of time looking forward so when I do look [...]


“Grace is to be born and live as variously as possible” Frank O’Hara

I often wonder about the other life I might have led. Would I have been happier with a staff job, in one place? A house, a dog? I doubt it but I often find myself thinking about my other self, the one I’ll [...]


“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.”

― Herman Melville

Even for those who like to believe that they lead a life of critical self inquiry there are certain assumptions so ingrained they don’t merit the very questioning that everything and [...]