Archive for October, 2013

Last Weekend’s Project

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Worked on making a shade for my artisanal light fixture from Portland.  Started with sheets of mica laminated with shellac and then turned free-form.  Probably still needs a little work, but ended up with a bit of a steampunk vibe.

Recovering the Past

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Recently went through boxes of photos and negatives liberated from my parents’ house.  As my father’s memory fades with Alzheimer’s, these fleeting images of the past feel very important.  This is my father at age 18 in the Army Signal Corps  in 1946 at Fort Leonard Wood.