‘The loveliest landscape is a woman.’

"AMSTERDAM — So read the caption beneath Kees van Dongen’s Woman with Shawl at Van Gogh’s Park View and Other Works exhibit currently showing at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, a magnificently simple line that I immediately filed away... Read More

28/12/2005

The Journals Lewis and Clark

"A windy day, fair and clear. Many of the Gros Ventres- or Big Bellies-and Wetersoons came to see us and hear the council. The wind being so violently hard from the S.W. prevented our going into council. Indeed the chiefs... Read More

28/12/2005

Paper Notes

"…Because there’s no turning back from digital, but we can learn to better balance our lives – and this is my contribution. Welcome to Paper Notes In A Digital World. A place where we will discuss all things paper, a... Read More

28/12/2005

Virtual Moleskine?

"I had the idea that it would be really neat to have a computer-based, Moleskine ‘simulation’.  Circus Ponies has come very close with their ‘NoteBook 2.0’, below. Now if only they could release a version that emulates a Mole instead... Read More

27/12/2005

Bicycle Haiku

Bicycle Haiku is a reproduction of a sketchbook I kept while I rode my bicycle across the US in 1979. It contains an ink sketch and a haiku for each day of the three month 5,000 mile trip. A typical... Read More

27/12/2005

Travelling Light

Here’s a recent entry to the touring journal sites. Check it out while waiting for the revival of our own WMP next year.  "They’re Moleskines. I love them, and I know that many of my friends use them. Either a... Read More

27/12/2005

Merry (Insert appropriate celebration here) everyone!

Winter is an awfully inconvenient time to move here in the Midwest but  I’m finally settled in and feeling home at last. Thanks to all those who called, sent cards and emailed their greetings and concerns. Blogging can be lonely... Read More

23/12/2005

“Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening”

"He gives his harness bells a shake, To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep, Of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And... Read More

23/12/2005

Bluegrass Sketch at the Station Inn

Here’s a sketch done by Mike Rohde on a recent visit to  Nashville. "The drawing below was done in the dim light of the Station Inn, a famous place for Bluegrass artists, something like The Grand Ole Opry for Country... Read More

23/12/2005