Words and Music

This is my personal blog, where I can document my interests in words, music, concerts, travel, and guitar-building.

Monthly Archives: August 2009

Zach. End of Summer Studios

Zach spent a month at the MassArt Summer Studios this year. It’s a great program for high school students interested in studio art (or fashion or jewelry or graphic arts). Everyone has to take a “2d and 3d fundamentals” course and “Issues and Images” class, then you can specialize in various disciplines. Zach took ceramics […]


The butterfly bush actually attracts butterflies! This isn’t the usual monarch that we see around here, but it’s pretty cool looking (and big). We saw this outside the front window and I ran out to take a bunch of photos. Chris

New to Me Music

Here are a few recent discoveries in the collection: Carrie Rodriguez – saw her on Austin City Limits and had to check it out further. Sounds modern and traditional at the same time. Interesting songs. The Be Good Tanya’s – I think they came up in an amazon.com list after looking at the Wailin’ Jennys. […]