Friday, December 27, 2013

Art for Everyone

Spoonbridge and Cherry (Oldenburg), Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Today, on my walk to The Wedge Co-op to pick up some groceries, I popped into the Walker Art Center to catch their Claes Oldenburg exhibition before it ends its run in January. Afterwards, it struck me there were learning moments for my nephews (5 and 6). This blog entry is for them.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Our Traditional Tree

Life, Phase 3, is an opportunity to simplify. Simplification will become a necessity when, one day, we move from our current home to something more manageable.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Japan's Islands off Islands

Sakurajima, active volcano off Kagoshima, Southern Japan, March 2013
The winter is setting in, and won't budge for another four or five months: it's time to think about travel to warmer places like Southern Japan.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Selling LEGO

As LEGO Technic creations go, this vehicle is as basic as they come. For me, it represents a point in a process I've been following with my two nephews (5 and 6): I'm trying to discover if they have the potential to be interested in LEGO.