Posted in January 2016

Teaching Myself to See

Years ago, at a party on the Damariscotta River waterfront in Maine, I met an artist with whom I struck up a long, thoughtful conversation. We stayed in touch for quite a while, but what I remember most about him is this. He said, “I paint to teach myself see.” I was making my living … Continue reading

A New Mexico Mystery Author Interview: J. Michael Orenduff

Last week I reviewed the Pot Thief Who Studied Georgia O’Keefe. I’m delighted to have the author as my guest today.  Bio: Mike Orenduff grew up in a house so close to the Rio Grande that he could Frisbee a tortilla into Mexico. A former president of New Mexico State University, he took early … Continue reading