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May08

Graphic Recording: Go Big or Go Home

I mean, really. It’s been time.   I’ve been so comfortable with my sketchpad and my rainbow collection of Tombow pens. People dig my work, I enjoy it, but there’s more to graphic recording life than sitting in the room listening and recording: there’s standing in front of the room listening and recording!   And
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March09

All the best ideas happen in bars

Okay, that’s a stretch.   But a fair share of the world’s influential ideas were born in bars. And I don’t think it’s all about the alcohol.   Rather, it’s about the napkin. (The napkin that came with the alcohol.)   Did you know that Reaganomics started as a drawing on the back of a
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March03

Pardon me, Miss, but your art is showing

Welcome to the opening of my online gallery, where I have on display examples of my work from professional and personal meetings.   Seriously, how cool is that?! I’ve opened my own gallery! True, it’s online, but who cares!? I’m considering this a huge step toward owning my inner artist… because I keep denying her
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January05

The chaordic stepping…apples?

I was waking up on Sunday, just coming out of a rather pleasant dream and reaching for my glasses when this thought hit me:   Why do the Chaordic Stepping Stones have to be stones at all?   Now, please understand that I was deeply vested in that idea. After all, I had just spent my
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November09

Flowers For Gavin

Last Thursday I bought flowers for Gavin. He’s a hero of mine, and a key player in the ongoing love affair of my life: with San Francisco. I grew up there–I lived in North Beach, went to school in Chinatown, my dad worked with the Cable Cars, and all this happened in the glorious heyday
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