Category: New York

  • Welcome to NYAA

    First day at the New York Academy of Art today. Which means that orientation was today, as well as the Art History proficiency test. The test was 13 slide identifications of major works and one comparison of two works side by side. I knew the gist of all of the slides but one, so I…

  • My New Home

    Okay, so this isn’t really where I’m living exactly; however, it is the view of southern Manhattan that I am able to enjoy from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. There are so many famous landmarks here, it’s hard to choose what to take a picture of. Below is a picture of the top of the Empire…

  • Farewell to Willamette 1994 – 2004

    Something of the end of an era for me. I started as a student at Willamette in 1994 and began working there as a full time employee in 1999. Now the time has come to say farewell to the institution I have called home for the past decade….

  • Farewell to the Jetta

    Less than two weeks remain before I make the move to ‘the city’. Perhaps the most traumatic event on that path occured this past weekend—Julie and I sold our Jetta. For the last four years the Jetta has been there for us and it was sort of surprising to find how attached we had become…