Creative and Poor

I purchased a font this past weekend at the Wayzgoose, and I’m so discouraged by what a hard time I’m having with the poster I want to make using it. Either I over ink or under ink and my paper … Continue reading

I Voted

“My husband told me he doesn’t want me to get a job because we’ll lose our state health insurance.” She poured out the sorrowful story I had once known all too well. People having to work a broken system to … Continue reading

Wayzgoose

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, Wikipedia defines Wayzgoose as A wayzgoose (or wayz-goose, waygoose or wayzegoose) was at one time an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each year on or about … Continue reading

Anticipation Wayzgoose

Every year around this time the letterpress community comes together to spend time with one another at the convention known as Wayzgoose. The first weekend of November, the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum hosts the event, and every year … Continue reading

Therapy

“My first therapy appointment is Nov. 6th.” “I’m so proud of you!” I was too. I was so proud of her for finally taking a step towards dealing with her issues and setting goals. It was about time she started … Continue reading

Nostalgic for Another Age

The Lady in Gold by Anne Marie O’Connor holds my thoughts a lot lately as I’ve been reading it. In a time where wealth, elitism, and a hostile environment towards modernism in art and Jewish culture become a chaotic romantic … Continue reading

Cluttered Brain

As I stared at the papers strewn on my desk, carelessly threatening to thrust themselves violently to the office floor, I began to realize how bad I was getting again. Lost in my own sad thoughts as I felt the … Continue reading

Vacation: Good Afternoon

The bookstore was located in a cabin just on the edge of a lovely little creek. Each space was full of shelves and specially selected literature for its genre. The soundtrack of “Le Miserables” was playing and between my husband … Continue reading