Back to it

A lot has happened in the past few months.  New job (which is going great!), new schedules, new people, blah blah blah.

New tattoo

New tattoo

I'm not dead, just busy.

But I'm making time for a studio practice.

thread by thread

bit by bit

 

Arkansas

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For many reasons, I found myself unexpectedly in Little Rock, Arkansas for few weeks. Although I spent a large portion of my youth in the south (Georgia and Florida - although that latter is more geographically the south than culturally), it's been several years since I've experienced its heat, humidity, food and culture.  

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Highlights: delicious fried foods (catfish and shrimp from the Flying Fish above - they also have a really great seafood gumbo), sweet tea, odd historical finds (below), Waffle House, magnolias, and that famous Southern Hospitality. 

 

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Lowlights: Everything fried and delicious, humid heat, insects, no Yuengling :(, limp salads, skipped workouts.  

Overall not a bad time. Most o my time was spent eating, which is a pretty worthwhile endeavor at the right places. If you want to try some of the best barbecue in the South, I highly recommend the Whole Hog Cafe. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.  

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For now, I'm on my way back to LA, ironically into a heat wave, albeit with low humidity. Wish me luck traversing through the nightmare that is LAX.  

Current State of Art

I'm actually working on art.  Actively.  I swear.  I'll post some things up as soon as I get to finishing/photographing them!  I'm returning back to an older way I had of working that I'm connecting more with right now.  It's definitely fibers-y.  

I've been spending a lot of time cultivating a long time passion I've had outside of art - fitness!  I'll be taking on private clients in the LA area in the next few months, and adding a fitness section to my site!  Stay tuned for more art, more fitness!  

Here are some pictures from a recent day trip to Ojai.  The trail I ended up taking wasn't as interesting as I had hoped, but I did see some cows and spend a lot of time dodging the land mines they left behind.