Category Archives: Personal

Necessary Sacrifices

Today I step away from something that has occupied my life for … over two decades now. I have no idea if I will ever return. It saved my life when I needed it to, and stepping away is almost … Continue reading

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Art is, perhaps, one of the most expensive things I’ve ever done. And yet the process from setting pen or pencil to paper and producing something coherent seems effortless, flawless, quick, and easy. We make it easy, because we’ve had … Continue reading

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A Question of Money

As time goes on, it’s becoming harder and harder to keep progress on the website and handle my own day to day, so the blogging has diminished and even time to research and start work on the process of education … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Not one to celebrate most holidays, it rarely occurs to me to accommodate others. This holiday season, many of my non-religious friends join in the merriment of their more religious friends, and at the same time family (mostly a-religious or … Continue reading

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Shameless Plugging

No, really shameless plugging. I’ve recently begun using product producer site to make items for sale for my art. I’ve been using DeviantArt and its broad networking possibilities, but this tends to only attract artists themselves, and is not … Continue reading

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“I aten’t ded”

Apologies to Granny Weatherwax.

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In Memoriam

Dan Varner, artist of things paleontological, has passed away, survived by his wife. I am immensely affected by this loss because Dan was one of those very open, cheery sorts who gave earnest advice and did great art. I met … Continue reading

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Recap-orama, 2011 Edition

I wanted to try out a “Best of” for this blog, as a way to pull back readers to things they may have missed, or to bring back attention to things they glossed over, or things I flubbed. Also, things … Continue reading

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Holiday Hiatus

I’m going to take a break for a while while I collate my thoughts, focus on work, and spend some time piecing together a few projects (including handling Measuring Caenagnathus‘ Jaw, discussing reasons Why Eshanosaurus is Probably Not a Therizinosauroid, … Continue reading

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Slow News Day

I assume everyone in at least the United States who read this and those few in other countries that recognize the day are getting over their Thanksgiving tryptophan injections, shortly after their return from SVP in Las Vegas. In a … Continue reading

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