#042: where’s my poetry?

Postcard sent to Kevin Williamson. Scottish poet, author, book editor and old friend.

I’ve sent one to him before (#003); I just thought this one had his name all over it.

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#041: of course it was all vanity

Postcard sent to Ulrich Weisert, a long time SAP employee in Germany.

Because my mother was an enterprise consultant back in the day, SAP pretty much paid for me and my sister’s college education. So this is a payback move, of sorts.

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the big insight

My lastest Scottish Project postcard. Recipient yet to be decided.

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#040: i’m in need of better metaphors

Postcard sent to Seth Woods, a local friend here in Raleigh, NC.

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#039: it’s texas that made austin cool

Postcard sent to my Austin buddy, Tucker Max, former notorious author and Founder of Scribe Media. I went to UT for college, so Austin has always had a big chunk of my heart, even though I’ve haven’t lived there in decades.

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#038: my own expectations

Postcard sent to author, blogger and activist, Cory Doctorow.

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#035: sushi bar

Postcard sent to Jenny Niven, co-founder of pushtheboatout.org and former head of literature at Creative Scotland.

This was an old memory from Japonica in Greenwich Village, New York, circa 2013. Funny how totally random moments never leave you.

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#034: kitchen table drawings 2

Anothere handmade postcard sent to Elspeth Murray, the Scottish poet.

It’s a line I’ve used before, but it seemed like an idea Elspeth would really relate to, so I sent it along. Sometimes I do that- find an idea I really like, and try to find new ways to play with it. All artists do this.

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#030 just arrived…

Scottish Project #030 just arrived in Glasgow. A wee bit of damage top left corner, but that’s normal.

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#033: industrialized hopelessness

Hand-drawn postcard sent to Christ Chirnside, in Trinity, Edinburgh.

Chris was a regular at the bar I used to work at as a student. We became friends; we’re still in touch, 35 years later.

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northumberland street

Scottish Project #008 arrived in Northumberland Street, Edinburgh. Looks like it got more than its fair share of postmarks.

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Focusing on myself

Kinda sums up a lot of conversations I had while living out in LA, California. More to do with the people I was hanging out with, than the city as a whole.