Category Archives: Old stuff

old reflection

Every now and then when I’m in an ambitious reflective mood I’ll launch an archive of my old work blog and scan through several posts. I guess I still wonder what happened. I know I’ll never figure it out. I … Continue reading

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meter cheater, 1973

A bit silly to go to lengths to avoid paying nickles for parking, I readily admit. There was a challenge, though, and it was well met. This story was on the evening news then on the front page of the … Continue reading

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latin banquet

After my mother died, my brother and I had to find time to clean out the house we grew up in- an old three story, full-basement brick almost victorian home in Pottstown. Over that spring and summer we’d each take … Continue reading

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earth day, 1970

I originally ran this last year, on the fiftieth anniversary. I thought it deserved a retread. A student committee asked if I’d host the art room discussions about ecology. I was in the room practically all day anyway; it was … Continue reading

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rubbish bin

What do I do with piles of sketches? In books, in folders, laying loose. When I moved to Bellefonte six years ago, I cleared out what I thought was most of it, but I keep turning up more. flickr does … Continue reading

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old drawings for the Bellefonte balloon story

A friend visited recently and asked for some of the cards I had printed with balloon sketches on them. I’m just about out- it was only an experiment to see how they’d print. So I could be more up-to-date, I … Continue reading

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Clarity

From November 27, 2012; my last written post for Penn State. Three days later I was gone. The blogs at Penn State go away tomorrow, and if it all disappears, this is one I want to save. Over the holiday … Continue reading

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black point / white point

From September 2012: With a prompt from Taz Tally on lynda dot com I created this file to check the printers I use to find their value range. If you retouch images and try to print them, you might find … Continue reading

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Sunday funnies- from January 2009

I think I ran this right after we were told to put a framed copy of the “principles” on the wall. Or maybe I’m confused. Not that confusion is necessarily a bad thing…

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the McCloud reading

From November 2010 when our small reading group wrote reaction papers to readings in the New Media Reader. The last reading was a chapter from Scott McCloud’s classic, Understanding Comics and it was in comic format. My response, obviously, needed … Continue reading

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