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My Favorite Art Memory as a Child

My Grandfather wasn’t a famous artist. He was a retired store owner/Navy pilot that happened to enjoy expressing himself creatively on the side. I’m realizing now that his connection with Nature has been a huge influence in my work. As … Continue reading

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Election Night Cocktails 2016 🇺🇸🍹🇺🇸

No matter which candidate you vote for this year, you’re probably going to want a cocktail in your hand while watching the election results trickle in on Tuesday night. Laura and our good friend Tonya tested and tweaked several recipes … Continue reading

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Rings From Another Planet

I’ve always had a warm place in my heart for NASA/Space Exploration. My grandfather took me to tour the Johnson Space Center when I was a little kid. That warm and fuzzy feeling came back over me as I read … Continue reading

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Photo History- Harold Edgerton

Harold Edgerton isn’t a household name, but it should be. If you’ve ever used a flash with a camera (even the one in your phone,) you should take a moment to read this article and thank the man that helped … Continue reading

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iPhone App Makes You Wait An Hour For Your Photos

I’m guessing that most photographers born after 1990 won’t understand why this app would even exist (and be especially confused by my nostalgic smile when I learned that it does.) A very valuable tool I learned in college was the practice … Continue reading

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Visiting Another Time Through Matchbooks, Part 1

I’m super excited to explore my Grandfather’s childhood matchbook collection over the next few days. I’ll post some of the better ones here, so please stay tuned.

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Our Moon, The Art Gallery

I can’t believe I never learned about this in any of my art (or science!) classes. This is an incredible story of a sculpture that was placed on our Lunar surface, many moons (pun intended) ago… http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/12/sculpture_on_the_moon_paul_van_hoeydonck_s_fallen_astronaut.html  

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