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early covid face masks

Like everyone else during early covid, I was feeling crafty and masks were in short supply. A sewing machine and a pile of fabrics that had been gifted to me years earlier finally got some use. I grabbed a pattern from freesewing.org and got to work. They turned out ok! Maybe a little large, but…
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Thanksgiving, the holidays, queers & covid

vingtage postcard of a little girl dressing up a turkey - pretty gay

It’s the day before Thanksgiving 2020, and I’m cleaning up my place for a small dinner with my pod (the same folks I’ve been quarantining with all year), but all I can think about is isolation after reading today’s NYTimes article about Thanksgiving alone for people in New York. friendsgiving I have a great big…
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watch it: my old “Blondes Prefer Gentlemen” art video

Blondes Prefer Gentlemen title screen

Here’s one from the archives. Back in 1993 I was in an Art Video class and made this dizzyingly mashed-up video mixing Madonna’s “Express Yourself” (my fave of hers) and “Justify My Love” (a modern classic) music videos with U.S. Military training video footage. This was edited laboriously and MANUALLY using two tape decks, flying…
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