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26 Mar

Twain on Travel

Connecticut’s own Mark Twain is frequently cited for his witticisms. Even The Economist, in a recently published a special report on the future of travel, used a Twain quote: “travel is fatal to prejudices, bigotry and narrow mindedness.” I have certainly found this to be true. A perfect example was our trip to Andalusia in […]

24 Feb

Decision Fatigue

Numerous studies describe, define, test and/or debunk the concept of decision fatigue. The basic idea is that if you have to make too many decisions in too short a time your ability to do so becomes impaired. In a related vein, I have found my paintings work better if I remember to step back, or […]

21 Mar

Artist in Residence

On the bright side, I am no longer calling this shelter-in-place. The preferred term now is “artist-in-residence.” Of course, there are times when it would be nice to be in residence elsewhere, or to at least have the option. Plans for NYC and for Portugal were postponed, but with the vaccines we’re optimistic again. I’m […]

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