Fuhrer Klout & the Facebook Slut

Pedro and TIm

I get these links sent to me all the time about how to broaden my social media outreach, how to widen my span of influence, how to get more peeps to follow me on Twitter, or more friends on Facebook. There’s even one, called Klout, that keeps track of whether my ranking in influence is [Read More...]

Triplets, Curses & other Garden Tales

linds

The Gardener     Nobody drives fast by her house. Everyone slows down to gawk. Some even park their cars and walk up the brick paver-pathway to the big house with the wide plank-porch, in search of The Gardener. “How do you do it?” they gush. “Get these flowers to grow so beautifully, here in this desert land?” The soil in these parts is mostly [Read More...]

The Reflective Light of Imagination

Sala delle ragazze in bikini

So I was at this dinner party the other day and had the chance to visit with an elementary teacher. I happened to know that he was also an artist. I’d seen a mosaic he’d done from buttons. This wasn’t your typical Vacation Bible School project formed from pinto beans and pasta noodles. It was [Read More...]