(The following is a guest post by my good friend and most loyal reader, Ol’ Jake. Tell him your thoughts in the comments! — Rebekah) (Image source) These are my artistic confessions: 1) It took me 36 days to write the original draft of this guest post for the Jaunty Dame. That draft totaled […]
Is the artist behind this graffito: 1) a pioneer in the field of efficient, cost-effective street art 2) one lazy cuss 3) other Please submit your answer in the comments below. Speaking of lazy cusses, I have not actually forgotten to blog. Blogging has merely been shoved down the priority list as I’ve resumed teaching […]
As an avid thrift-shopper, I have acquired many classy, current, practical things second-hand. I’ll spare you the standard “I bought these Dior gowns and Van Gogh originals with change from the couch” spiel. I’d much rather tell you how fun it is to find gaudy, dated, who-on-earth-paid-for-this-the-first-time stuff. A small sampling of fairly tacky junk: […]
Last Friday, I visited a first grade classroom. Why? Because when the going gets tough, the tough revert to childhood and cut symmetrical aliens out of construction paper. A first grade boy christened my creation “Alien X.” Good call, kid. The alien shall be prominently displayed in the small art gallery that doubles as our refrigerator.