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...]

The end of PicTweetArt?

While on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, I quietly completed one year of daily drawings, based on a mostly-randomly-selected tweets. It was an extraordinary personal exercise, and challenged me in ways I had no idea would be challenged. A drawing a day? Seems fairly straight forward and people are … [Read more...]

Drift Out of Driftwood

This week I am closing up life at the ranch and joining Reed in San Miguel de Allende for the next few weeks. It's hot as a witch's breath here in Austin; everything's gone and dried up and blowing in the dust. I hear cackles in the wind, it's that hot. I'm so very happy to be heading down south; … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, walking the labyrinth

Have you ever experienced the magic of a labyrinth? Being from Chicago and having travelled a bit in Europe, I have seen my fair share of labyrinths, even enjoyed the movie, but honestly, I never paid them much mind. They certainly are pretty. I used to walk one during lunch breaks when I worked … [Read more...]