Book Review: Approaching the Magic Hour by Anges Grinstead Anderson

Approaching the Magic Hour: Memories of Walter Anderson by Agnes Grinstead Anderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars A fascinating memoir for fans of Walter Anderson’s art from the perspective of his wife, this book tells the story of their marriage, his struggles with mental illness, and the times and places that inform his paintings,Continue reading “Book Review: Approaching the Magic Hour by Anges Grinstead Anderson”

The Art of Writing

It is the beginning of a new semester, and today I taught the first session of MUW’s introductory multi-genre Creative Writing class. As usual, as I walked the dog and gathered my thoughts before class, my thoughts turned to what we can teach about writing. It occurred to me, that in creative writing classes, weContinue reading “The Art of Writing”

Brussels’ Hidden Gems 2

After food, beer, and chocolate (see Hidden Gems 1), what ┬ámore do you need? Well, Brussels has a lot more to offer, and a lot more than I can summarize here. These are just a few of the delightful spots in the city you might miss, if you just rush through the typical tourist spots.Continue reading “Brussels’ Hidden Gems 2”