Coffee + Art + Friends : Community Skis

KRISTIN BROUMAS + MICHAEL LISH Designers • Doers • Adventurists   Kristin: I like that Art is a different way to communicate and it's a different language. And because it is a different language you can communicate in a different way than than through writing or through speech or even through eye contact. It's unique, because … Continue reading Coffee + Art + Friends : Community Skis

Coffee + Art + Friends : René Mitchell

RENÉ MITCHELL Art Discoverer • Art Lover • Art Supporter • Artist I believe many people are artists even if they are not painting or sculpting or drawing or writing. I look at artists as people who enjoy art and appreciate art and who are creative thinkers. What I love most about Art, is for … Continue reading Coffee + Art + Friends : René Mitchell

Coffee + Art + Friends : Steve Tague

STEVE TAGUE Photographer • Creative Technician • Master of Light   One of the things I see in Art is the individuality and the means to express yourself. Everybody has their own interpretation of what they're doing and their meaning behind it. You can walk into an Art show, a photo gallery— I just recently … Continue reading Coffee + Art + Friends : Steve Tague

Coffee + Art + Friends

ABOUT THIS. I turned 41 this year. And just in time, too. The existential crisis that has been the last two years of my life was getting boring. "Forty-one-derful" is what my friends have dubbed it. I made it over the hump. Again. And there will be plenty of humps coming, but right now, it's … Continue reading Coffee + Art + Friends

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My Body Is Not A Democracy

My body is not a democracy. My body is an empire and I am its dictator. You do not get a vote. There will be no coup d’etat. Rebel forces will not overthrow me. I am in charge of it forever. You are welcome to have your opinions. And you are welcome to keep them for … Continue reading My Body Is Not A Democracy

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 23 : Jeff Hylton Simmons

Jeff Hylton Simmons Sound Engineer, Owner Blackbird Farm, Radio23 Founder, Big Thinker and Dreamer My favorite thing about art is that it is transportive. Music is the heaviest on my heart or the art that can transport me the fastest. Whether it is visual or oral or theater, just the fact that it takes you … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 23 : Jeff Hylton Simmons


1.9.13 Rob Delahanty Photographer, Musician, The Ninth Child My favorite forms of art are music and film. The biggest impact on my life was music at a very young age. I like how I can listen to music and be completely taken to a new place. Completely. When I am in a mood—good or bad—I … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 22 : Rob Delahanty

Getting Back On Track…

I just now realize that it has been over a month since I have posted anything and I am now starting a new blog entry with the tired line of "Gee, I haven't posted for awhile." Sorry about that, but really writing is best when you are honest. I have spent the last month preparing … Continue reading Getting Back On Track…

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 21 : Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman Poet, PDX Native, Master of Metaphor Can I have two favorite things about Art? One of my favorite things about art—which also happens in nature—is that art is something that has the ability, when you see it for just an instant, to move you in a dramatic way, to take your breath away. … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 21 : Matthew Dickman