Urban Sketcher

I've been an Urban Sketcher for about a year, and with each sketch I look at it as the foundation for the next; there's no finish line, it's just a way to get things out and on the paper. I've met some awesome new friends, I've traveled and drawn with other Urban Sketchers. I've helped organize San … [Read more...]

How Now Brown Cow

It's been one year since Reed Burns gave me one cow to figure out how to produce grass-fed beef in San Miguel, and what a tremendous year of learning it's been -- and hopefully far from over. I find it all so very fascinating, interesting, satisfying and completely heartbreaking. One year later … [Read more...]

I’m 50!

I recall with a pang in my breath the times my mother mentioned Christmas was not the same without her mother. I barely flinched, I may have flashed an eye to meet hers, but rarely did I extend compassion to my mom when she spoke of such things. More than likely I returned to my own desperate … [Read more...]