Early last May, I started work on the drawing of a cicada. Summer and the end of classes intervened before the project could be finished. The only progress made was […]
There’s a new bug in town… Work has started on a cicada drawing. Once it’s done, we’ll put up a sequence of photos, from this one to “done”. Stay tuned.
Love Apples. “Pomodoro”, in Italian. “Tomato” in English, and the word is similarly sounded in many other languages. Tomatoes are “Nyanya” in Swahili. They’re”Yaanyo” in Somali, and “Utamatisi” in Zulu. […]
For the last few years (as in “ten or twenty”), one of the standout reasons to go to the Fair each year is to see the quilts. Each year, each […]
Last Saturday night, after performing with my “Flying Elbow” friends at the Fair, I passed the Cattle Shed. The critters were settling down for the night. The quality of the […]
There are many solipsistic locations on our planet: Paris, London, Peking, New York City — even Martha’s Vineyard. Humans will always tend to think “Who else but me? Where else but here?” […]
Here are some ways of looking at a just-grabbled new potato. Thank you for visiting thetompostpile.