From October 10-18, people all over the country participated in the people-powered US Department of Arts and Culture’s national action: #Dare to Imagine. They engaged with each other and with Emissaries from the Future at Imagination Stations, using arts and participatory processes to co-envision the future they hope to live in in 2035, and begin to … More 1.21 Peoplewatts
Hey y’all! If you’ve been playing along at home, you may know that Today is The Day: it’s…THE FUTURE! I’m participating in the US Dept. of Arts and Culture’s national action, #DareToImagine, by facilitating a collaboratively-clued crossword puzzle from the 2035 we hope we get to live in. This means we get to write what we … More Dare to Imagine
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Last Friday was such a day–one where events in the outer world are just so dang much, and in every way…trouble, and beauty. The inner-world effect for me after the immediacy of both wears off is the grave discomfort of realizing that my worldview is now, once more, insufficient for the world I am viewing, and so … More June 26, 2015
My new project is doodled crossword puzzles. DOOZLES! Yes. I think I made this form up on a drive back from South Carolina, so if you have seen this elsewhere,** will you set me straight? And not just doodled puzzles, but doodled Take Your Systems of Oppression and Shove Them puzzles: Below are jpegs, and if you click … More Pretty Damned Cross Words*
“Live by” I like because it can mean either “proximal to” or “according to the principles or dictates of,” or “thanks to the bounty of,” and any which way, I’m for living by the sea. This puzzle came about in conversation with Greg Farrell, the first President of Expeditionary Learning and still a familiar part of … More To Live by the Sea: A Puzzle
A gift for your Messiah complex; a familiarity with Movement 21 will help you get a Handel on it. PDF or online.
Finally: a puzzle in honor of and with a position on a Carrollton municipal proposal, City Council members’ phone numbers included. “Circulus Maximus”: PDF or online. — If you get stuck and are just going around in circles, here’s a video hint: (Note: Carrollton isn’t as full of bewildered American Exceptionalism as Clark Griswold, so I think there’s hope). … More Circulus Maximus: A Crossword Puzzle
I am 35 today! In honor of me, you, Anne Lamott, and all the beauty that lives in absurdity, I offer a puzzle with some wisdom from the ages (and the aged). PDF: advicefrom2000yearoldman or online. I mean it about this being in honor of you. If you are reading this, it is likely that sometimes YOU … More From the Mouths of Menschen