Mar 03

Book Review: The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith This book is a classic for a reason. Groundbreaking in its time, its protagonist is a clever, amoral man whom we can’t help but root for, even as we despise him. Or maybe I’m speaking for myself. I wanted Tom Ripley to succeed. I shared his paranoia that …

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Mar 02

Clock Face, Ant Face

ant face and other caps

 Four more bottlecaps. I especially love the one with the woman’s face and the ant in it. I took the clock face from a watch I wore a long time ago. I used to love those watches in which the moon moved past the field.

Feb 27

The Object of His Affection

le mew, le purr

Feb 26

Blackbird on Golden Field

golden blackbird

I think this is my favorite one. I drew the blackbird on more of Tim Holz’s textured paper, this one brown kraft paper with ruled lines on it like a schoolbook. I drew it and inked it in and cut it out and pasted it onto the rather mediocre monoprint of gold on the florentine …

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Feb 25

Mulberry Wands Chapter Twenty-Three

Want to start at the beginning? Go here. Chapter Twenty-Three     Griff had an amulet from Maggie that she said would make him invisible to owls, but just when his entrepreneurial spirit picked up, she also said that it wouldn’t last more than a couple of days. He’d been having nightmares about Fallon, so …

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