I read Hillbilly Elegy – and I don’t understand why it makes people mad.

Hillbilly Elegy is not an attack on the white working class, nor is it an attempt to scapegoat government safety nets or the Democratic party as the perpetrators of poverty in the United States. It’s a memoir.

What the hell happened?

I’m still not sure. The “bad year” turned into another “bad year”. And so far, it looks like we’re balls deep in “bad year” number three. Maybe it’s going to be bad years from here on out. Maybe nothing is ever going to be the same as it was. And, in some ways, that’s a…

The Cost of Selling Prints on Etsy

Since the complete loss of this year’s art show and convention season, with the exception of a few squeezed in before March, all of my sales this year have been online. And nearly all of those sales have been through Etsy. I’ve been an Etsy user since the early days in 2009, when the platform…