Poetic Edda

The Wild Hunt This past Friday night’s art opening was a smashing success. Many thanks to: the Black Dog for hosting; to all who came out for it; to my amazing models; to our curator Pati Hibbard Chavez; and to my co-exhibitors, Josh Journey-Heinz and Dan Wieken, whose artwork was brilliant. Dan even put out […]

Flying High

Winter Fun With Strings Attached Minnesotans must find unique ways to entertain themselves over the long winters. Some are into snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing. I prefer the more inexpensive yet creative options. Yesterday we braved the sub-zero windchills, bundled up in snowpants, to toddle around on Lake Harriet for the 10th Annual Kite Festival. […]

Winterlude

Too Much of a Good Thing In Minnesota it is Mother Nature who is the supreme authority. Plans can be tentatively made but ultimately? They must be rubber-stamped by her. And she can be a cruel cruel mistress. Take last Saturday. I had lined up back-to-back sessions with families around the metro area, and had […]

Holidaze

Dashing Through The Snow It’s been slowly building in the back of our minds. Even before Halloween had ended Target employees were sneaking in their holiday merch just an aisle over, to plant the seeds in our thoughts. Now the snow is flying, albeit mixed with freezing rain, and Thanksgiving is this week! With Black […]