Monthly Archives: April 2017

Nine toes were enough to get me here

The weather is warming up, and my foot is fully healed, so it’s hiking time for me on the trails near Asheville. This view is of the Craggy Pinnacle Trail just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. As you can see, the mountain was extending into the clouds and it was a little foggy.

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Cool people I met – Michael Provard

Trade & Lore is a very nice little coffee house on Wall Street in downtown Asheville, just behind my Flatiron Studio. Their coffee and snacks are good, but that’s not the reason I like to go there. Most days, Trade & Lore is the work space of artist Michael Provard. He can usually be found […]

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Busker of the day – Adi

Adi is a busker with a background. Before moving to Asheville nine years ago, he was a monk in Greece, Israel, India, and Nepal before spending five years in the Philippines. Now, he teaches martial arts. I can’t help but think of David Carradine’s Shaolin monk, Caine, who was a gentle martial arts expert who […]

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SFX makeup man – Akira Fox

Special effects makeup artist, Akira Fox, spent the afternoon with me doing a photo shoot in my Flatiron Studio. This guy can do amazing things with his face. The Parsons School of Design grad brought a makeup kit the likes of which I had never seen. Akira had time to create three entirely different looks […]

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Busker of the day – Izak Helmig

Singer songwriter Izak Helmig is traveling around the country in his van, stopping in cool places and playing music along the way. He and his girlfriend, Angela, couchsurfed at my place last night, then headed downtown to busk for the lunchtime sidewalk crowd. When he was done, Izak visited my Flatiron Studio and posed for […]

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