I am not the moor. I am in the world.
I’m about to begin an exploration of how Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Atheists and Evangelist look at gun control. I am not the moor, I am in the world is going to be my mantra through this. I want to listen with an open heart. Shot gun season ended today in Massachusetts. I stay out of the woods during these two weeks. It’s the least I can do to honor the men and women who clear the trails that I love so they can get their ATV’s to deer stands and other points of observation and do what they love. It is this attitude that I will bring to this next Obstruction Project. More on that another time.
I’m a big fan of Work expands to fill the time available for its completion. A proverb coined by the twentieth-century British scholar C. Northcote Parkinson. (Read the original full text published in the Economist in 1955 here.) I try to use this to my advantage through time blocking and limits. It doesn’t always work, but usually it does. I used it throughout The 50 Card Project. Finding the right wood or metal type to fit the design takes time. If I couldn’t find the right letter or if I was unsure about the type chosen, I would give myself 30-45 minutes to waffle between ideas or pull out cases of type in search of an illusive letter. Right now I’m using it.
Use black out poetry / redacted text in your work today.
Everyday through December 25th, I’ll be making a 5×5 inch collage, writing a short entry on this blog and sharing a prompt for those who might want to participate along with me. You can follow my progress by subscribing to this blog through the sidebar on the blog homepage, or by following me on Instagram.
The shop will be closed January-March 2023! Look for me again in April. Happy New Year! Dismiss
Love the colors on this piece and the reminder that “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion”. Will need to read the link you shared at some point. Cool of you to share!