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A Day in the Life: Inspiration IV

In my continuing exploration of the limits of the imagination, I’ve been looking at ways to use familiar objects and media in unfamiliar ways. Today I’m sharing the book paintings of Russian surrealist, Ekaterina Panikanova. Born in St. Petersburg in … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Book Bully

OK, I know it’s Christmas and everything, and Merry Christmas to all, but my email reminded today of another in a series of bullying incidents by an author who totally turned me off to anything connected with him, and who … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Books

There is something physically satisfying to me about a real book—the way the separate elements of ink, paper and binding conspire to envelop me in their shared story and the contents within. And while I love my e-books, too, nothing … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Thumbs Down, Part II

It’s been two weeks since your thumb joint replacement surgery and you are now sporting a lovely, purple fiberglass cast on your left arm. You hold your hand up as though wanting to ask a question all the time. You … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Starting Over

There are few events as disruptive for a little kid as moving day, especially when you’re leaving everything and everyone you know for some distant place that takes two days to get to in the old station wagon. You love … Continue reading

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