Ephemerama #43

Ephemerama #43

2019 was a pretty rough year for me personally and I have to admit that I'm glad that it is over. I've had to fight to maintain my studio harder than ever after losing my teaching gig at a local college and had to rely on my retail jobs and meager art sales for income. [...]

Ephemerama #41

Ephemerama #41

Three weeks was my birthday and I turned 43. The day was a nice one. I traveled with my ex to Longwood Gardens, one of my favorite places in this region of Pennsylvania, and had a lovely dinner with friends that evening. I managed to not feel the ennui that normally accompanies birthdays for most [...]

Ephemerama #15

A couple weeks ago I attended a faculty recruitment weekend at Rochester Institute of Technology. The weekend was designed to be a minority recruitment forum and intended to attract people of color to the university. It was a very nicely prepared and I had good and fruitful interactions during the week. For the recruitment weekend I had to prepare [...]

Ephemerama #11

A friend of mine is not doing so well health-wise and yet another made a decision I can't help but be disappointed by, despite having made that same decision in the past. Both of these events have left me really assessing my life in a strange way. I feel a great sense of urgency in taking [...]