What Do You Wish For?

I’ve posted new jewelry in the portfolio: affordable, humorous pendants with a hint of Steampunk, Wish Sticks are beautiful, elegant, or silly. See the portfolio page and visit mywishsticks.com for the latest listing.  ...

Why Steampunk? (Steampunk #2)

Continuation of Steampunk Discussion (#2) Previous/Next Time and again, people at art shows ask about Steampunk. Its appeal seems to be growing, leaking into mainstream awareness.  For instance, on October 30, 2011, “Luann,” a syndicated Sunday comic in...

The Value of Currency

No, I’m not talking about the vacillations of the U.S. dollar.  I am pondering the other meaning of currency, specifically, the value of keeping Web sites current and up-to-date.  I was busily getting ready for an art show tomorrow, specifically The Bohemian...

Steampunk and Victorian Art Exhibits in Anaheim

Muzeo, an art museum in the heart of Orange County, California, is presenting concurrent exhibitions: The Queen’s Gallery, authentic Victorian art from the collection of Dr. Howard and Linda Kohl, and Steampunk: History Beyond Imagination, a collection of...
The Story of Sharp Eyes

The Story of Sharp Eyes

The shiny steel tracks led into the distance for as far as eleven-year-old Lee Sing could see, which was a long way—farther than the children from the nearby Shoshone village could see. Sometimes Lee would go hunting with them. He could spot a rabbit in the hot noon...

Murder Most Fowl

Did you know that a collection of crows is called a murder?  I am fascinated by crows.  The banner of this Web site features a crow; they are a major motif on my steampunk tattoo.  Their intelligence intrigues.  Their adaptability amazes.   We (well, some of my fellow...
Shufflin’ Shoes

Shufflin’ Shoes

  Sometimes, shoes just don’t cut the rug like you want them to.  Traditionally, shoes keep your feet warm and protect your soles from objects and pathogens on the ground.  But shouldn’t they do more?  Shouldn’t they put bounce in your spirit as...
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