Albany Journal – 8/5/12

We all fall sick from time to time, and without a doubt there is a certain troubling but soothing spirituality about falling sick – both physically and mentally.  The hope for the one who is sick is to leave sickness behind for once, however, there can be little or no question that sickness is within… More

Albany Journal – 7/28/12

I can claim no expertise in my realtionships with women, but what I can say is that courting a woman is much like a game of sorts.  We at least try to see who needs the other more, and while this is a very immature game to say the least, such gaming is usually commonplace… More

Albany Journal – 7/23/12

I have been seeing these signs lately – something that 1960s musicians sometimes call “the writing on the wall,” I suppose, and things really don’t look very good as far as how the country is going.  I’m glad that this is an election year, even though I lost the right to vote due to a… More

Albany Journal – Monday 7/2/12

I’m very excited about traveling up to the Writers Institute in Saratoga Springs this evening.  It’s another hot day here in Albany, and so I can’t wait to feel the cold as it confronts me while walking directly into one of the College’s many auditoriums that have air conditioning.  In my humble abode here in… More

Women Are Heroes

This beautifully produced video shows the process and mixed reviews of a massive temporary art project by French artist JR. The fleeting work depicted enormous images of woman from around the world displayed along the river banks and bridges in Paris. The work comes on the heals of previous installations by JR in Africa, Brazil,… More