5.17.13 ~ of books and pilgrims and journeys

Today is an extraordinary day.For today I finished reading Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, by Annie Dillard. That fact isn’t particularly extraordinary in itself. Rather, what’s extraordinary is that on this exact day 28 years ago, I finished reading this...

01.14.2013 ~ relearning color

A few months ago I changed my palette — the colors I use when oil painting. I was inspired by an unlikely source: a book by Jack White on the ins and outs of being an artist. Mr. White may not be the most elegant nor sophisticated of artists, nor the most refined...

02.13.2012 ~ unplugged and quiet

the blank page of morning ~ copyright dawn chandler 2012I’ve been keeping to myself lately…. ‘reflecting on poet Kazim Ali’s insight:  If you talk all the time about something, you stop knowing anything about it.How true.  And...