Category: Miscellaneous

“A Republic If You Can Keep It”

This blog is primarily about my art and adventures in Mongolia. But I’m also an American and I’m very concerned about what is going on in our country. Not just economically, but the “body politic”. Who will have time for art if we lose what fundamentally ties us […]

New Wildlife Art Magazine Debuts!

UPDATE 7-13-16: Unfortunately this online magazine had a short run and is now defunct. For awhile it looked like someone else would take it on but that never happened. I just found out this afternoon that Wildlife Art Journal is now up and running. Members of the Society […]

Re: Facebook TOS- VICTORY!

It took about 48 hours, but a pretty satisfactory response has come from Zuckerberg and company. This was posted on one of the Groups that formed to fight the change. The Facebook-formed Group mentioned below has almost 30,000 members as of 7am PST. I do believe they’ve got […]

This Just In- America 2.0

Dear World: We, the United States of America , your top quality supplier of the ideals of liberty and democracy, would like to apologize for our 2001-2008 interruption in service. The technical fault that led to this eight-year service outage has been located, and the software responsible was […]


With hope in my heart, I’ll be watching the Inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama tomorrow morning (Pacific time). The  Dark Ages are over. It’s a new day. Finally, we can together, as “one nation, indivisible”, move forward into the 21st century. Andrew Sullivan, among other journalistic endeavors, writes […]

Bill Maher: “America can reboot.”

One of my favorite quotes from the whole election cycle tonight on Larry KIng when Maher was asked what the election meant for the country. I’m thrilled that Obama won and so pleased and impressed by John McCain’s concession speech.That’s the McCain this life-long Democrat always respected. We […]

Exercise your right to VOTE!

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to quite a few different countries. I’ve read a lot of history. And I can tell you with utter certainty that Americans are some of the luckiest people in the world and in history. Don’t take for granted your right to vote. […]

Friday Features- FLASH!

JUST RECEIVED WORD–“Morning Break”, below, has been accepted into the Mendocino Art Center Animal Art exhibit!  It will be on view there in Mendocino, California from Sept. 3-27. AND…if you live in central Humboldt County, tonight is the opening reception for Wild Visions 2, a group show of […]