DJDawson 2015 acrylic on canvas Perception is a funny thing. What do you see?
It has been several months - including the winter holiday season - since my house has given me any remote sense of joy. I really (really) like this house. It's quirky enough to satisfy my disdain of cookie-cuttery and "normal" enough to reassure my faint desire to conform. Inanimate - how could it give anything... Continue Reading →
January, 2010. We meet online -- not that we were going to admit this to anyone, or that we have any mutual friends to tell (we do not) but there it is: Truth #1. After some writing and one phone call, he asks me out. I am surprised to hear a 53-year old man nervous... Continue Reading →
Up before the sun (with good intentions) Back to sleep (with no intentions) Rise, shine, quadruped shuffle ground beans and hot water sleepy-eyed talk of dance, and creativity what it means to be good at something to own what you put into the world without guilt or fear of being singled out she... Continue Reading →
What a curious thing to remember, today: 24 years ago, on this very night, as the temperature turned, my then-boyfriend and I drove from the south shore to Port Washington the all the way out to Port Jefferson - just to have dinner. He acted very peculiarly as he couldn't decide where we should eat... Continue Reading →