life, life lessons, perspective

A Matter of Perspective

  I'm not going to give drawing advice, here. No way. I'm terrible at it. Rather, I want to share a valuable lesson I learned from my art teacher on how to draw people: Do NOT draw how you believe a person should look. Instead, DO draw what you see. That's what the model is… Continue reading A Matter of Perspective

disgust, perspective, photography, wonder

Pleasing or Plundering Perspectives

I can't tell what has had the weightier influence in what I'm about to say, being a philosopher or being a parent. Not that that makes a difference. Maybe it does. I don't know. I've been grading like mad, while doing a million other things over the past few days. Today was the climax of… Continue reading Pleasing or Plundering Perspectives

life, metamorphosis, perception, perspective

Peacing Perspective

I had the misfortune of being stuck in the same space as an individual who has spent no small amount of life embittered, angry, and frustrated. Complicating the situation was that person's thick concoction of paranoia mixed with thick webs of conspiracy theories and other untruths and a lack of self-awareness and responsibility. Actually, I… Continue reading Peacing Perspective