Monday, August 3, 2015

another green adventure

train workin.'

Montpelier ("Monpeelyur")
Vermont, this time, with visits to Montpelier, Island Pond, Glover, Lyndonville, Lake Carmi, Montreal, Quebec, Burlington, and Button Bay.

Lots and lots of green, rolling hills, wooden barns and houses, lakes and streams, and, to be frank, white folk (with a few different colors in Burlington). Anyway, a nice mix of rural with progressive. Bread & Puppet always invigorates the soul, reminding me what "artistic freedom" means. Vermont College of Fine Arts was a nice surprise, with an active gallery exhibition, amongst which was a a giant zoetrope by the animation instructor at Lyndon State College. Camped in some fine state parks, enjoying canoes and kayaks and little trails. No ticks! And the special treat of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, for a quick afternoon walk around, gave me the thrill of being in another country, if only for a moment. Love the Franco/Anglo split in that city. Life is for traveling and seeing new things...
Bread & Puppet mobile.

resident of the puppet museum.

the old master.

Bread & Puppet Theater.

Trees in Rows in Glover, Vermont.

Red Pine grove at Island Pond.

common sight along Vermont's roads.

Vermont College MFA installation.

Vermont countryside (almost everywhere in Vermont).

campground amphitheatre.


camping things.

Burlington gallery.

Fools at the Festival of Fools.

didn't find out if it was authentic.

a blur of green and blue.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015


always nice to go for a walk in the forest. I usually take some convincing first, but once out there, nature takes over.

during the humid, green days of summer, you need a balance between sitting in front of the computer, pushing pixels (if you're foolish enough to attempt to make a 12-minute animated film), and getting up and about.

otherwise, you just go nuts.

dream away...

my new friend, a reminder to look anxiety in the face and take oneself less seriously.

Monday, July 13, 2015

what am I up to.

most recent post from ogre mermaid.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

seq04, ogre mermaid.

working, working, working...

Friday, June 26, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

the mountain.

 paw driver.
golden hour.
from midway up crater road.

new stargazer on the crater.
mars on earth.
the crater.
food for the workshop.
 hawaiian fern.
trunk sculpture at the grove.

time's slipping into the future. I need to make a few posts to catch up on what the activities have been these past couple of weeks. why would anyone leave this place? well, money: it's expensive. but nature makes you feel good, and you feel knowing that thousands of miles of ocean separate you from the rest of the world. at least I do.

more maui days.

john & george in waikiki, 1964. keokea postcard at grandma's coffeeshop.
looking down on the isthmus.
late afternoon.
trees in rows. favorite place. I'm going to plant pine trees in rows this year.