The Grunt

Extraction from photograph I found a photograph of my brother Mike walking in a park with Dad during one of our visits to his group home. Mike is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal. He has some idiosyncratic self-harming behaviors, including head slapping, hand biting and slamming his arm against the side of his chest. He […]

Old Habits

I resisted for most of the day. No, ‘resisted’ is not the right word. It is better to say I was confounded. Yesterday I mentioned that I put all kinds of roadblocks in my way before I begin being creative. I procrastinate by trying to read up on my subject – in this case, watercolor […]