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October 8, 2012

i am moving blogs. time to retire commonbirds. if you want to follow my new blog you can find me at



July 15, 2012

it is nice to be home.



July 11, 2012

on the drive from augusta to asheville.

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July 9, 2012

synonym is now available for preorder!

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July 8, 2012

today i am in augusta.

my stepmom made these little wooden sculptures.

i love the knot on the one that opens.

pink salt!

sunday sunday

June 24, 2012

when i was in jacksonhole a few years ago i picked up “the human figure: a photographic reference for artists” (1974) at a used bookstore. here are some of my favorite photos of one of the female models:


June 17, 2012

my aunt.