Life Lessons from David Hockney and His Views on Photography

Jul 10, 2020(edit)

David Hockney is one of the most famous English painters alive today. He turned 83 years old this week! Leading up to his July 9th birthday, I saw a couple of instagram posts about his work (from accidentalmystery on June 26th and Baltimore Art on July 5th). While I was out walking, a fountain reminded me of his swimming pool painting. Even seeing the water in the Baltimore Inner Harbor reminded me of his work!… View More

The Poetry in Cryptocurrency

Jan 24, 2018(edit)

“You should invest in Bitcoin,” my nephew who’s a techie said this past November. I’ve never heard of bitcoin before. “How much is one coin?” “It’s like 10,000 right now.” “Well, I can’t buy one then, I don’t have 10,000 lying around.” I forgot about this conversation until a week later,… View More

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos: We Are Made Of Stars

Sep 8, 2014(edit)

I’m obsessed right now with the television show Cosmos. Netflix suggested it to me recently and I thought, “why not?” Is it a surprise that I got hooked on this show? It’s all about the universe. It’s all about stars. It’s also not a surprise since I’m attracted to works that create awe.… View More

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