Category: Italy

  • Smith & Lady travels more or less Aug 2006 – Mar 2009

    Smith & Lady travels more or less Aug 2006 – Mar 2009 We first left with 70 pounds of backpack each — returned with 35 pounds each . . . quickly learned you REALLY have to want something in order to carry it on your back. >>>>> to chiplis (1 mile) >>>>> to chicago — […]


    Sustainable capitalism–it’s a plan.


    Some ideas – need feedback and hopefully fast implementation as I think it could be very beneficial for bees and the economy.

  • Maybe Heaven is Supposed to be this Planet

    Maybe Heaven is supposed to be this Planet. This is the butterfly that’s going to carry me home, and this is the trash I’m going to pick up later, I hope.

  • face, not place, is base

    “No Exit” by Mother Dwarf Smith – foto by son Smith We made the monthly Tremont ArtWalk rounds tonight, and our first stop half a block around the corner at the Doubting Thomas Gallery, my 24 year old art past struck again. Performance artist Frank Green is selling off his art collection and one of […]

  • the adventures of lady & smith

    balloonboy – foto by smith The adventures of Lady & Smith, soon to be no longer broadcast from foreign shores. Getting things picked up, packed, mailed, given away, tossed, cleansed for our fiftieth-some move since 2006. Our fridge and furniture have been traded for our final two weeks rent. Plants gone, art gone, books gone, […]

  • you can’t go home again

    Isolation – foto by smith Roundelay away we stray. Looks like we’re moving back to Cleveland this spring after 32 months living outside the U.S. Lady’s been talking of moving back awhile now. She’s isolated here, needs to be around younger people, have a viable art & poetry scene. We were talking of San Francisco […]

  • oh i wish i were . . .

    Friend or food? – foto by smith One of our new friends down here is an 82 year young life traveler who’s famous for writing one of the best known TV ad jingles – “Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer Weiner.” When I become Dictator, I’m going to make it mandatory that everybody […]

  • our daily layers

    hot surface – foto by smith Here I am at my normal morning trouble point. I’ve finished my morning ablutions, drank my 1st cup of eye-opening life-giving Mexican coffee purchased from the mountain woman with whom we stayed twice to help pick her coffee from her trees (so maybe we’re occasionally drinking some coffee beans […]