Alec Clayton is being treated for cancer in his nose

Alec is being treated for cancer in his nose, and the way it was diagnosed is interesting. If you already know this part, you can skip the rest of this paragraph. He has been having nosebleeds for months. Not every day, but often. Usually small ones but sometimes it has taken longer to stop them. …

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Is There a Pacifist Response to Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine?

I’m really looking at this right now as someone who is a Quaker and pacifist. On February 28, 2022 I shared a 2019 post on Facebook with photos of 19-year-old Ukrainian soldiers who have been killed and words, “It hurts… It’s not when your son doesn’t want to do his homework, but when he gives …

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Today is (or would have been) Bill Clayton’s 43rd birthday

Noel and Bill Clayton, 1978.

Bill was born on January 23, 1978 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. And he died by his own hand in Olympia, Washington at 17 years old on May 8, 1995. Not completely by his own hand. His story is far more complicated than that – wonderful and impish early on and then a nightmare storm at the …

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Wa are having a Giant Home Studio Art Sale this weekend!

Please join us this weekend for the Claytons’  Giant Home Studio Art Sale! More than 150 paintings and drawings! Crazy low prices! We have been severely impacted by the financial meltdown and have both lost work we depend on to meet our basic living expenses. So … we’re having a two-day art sale at our …

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Great theater! The Big Voice: God or Merman?

I’ve been meaning to share this, so here it is! You get to watch ALL of the New York Off-Broadway production of The Big Voice: God or Merman?– written and performed by Jim Brochu & Steve Schalchlin. Enjoy! The Big Voice: God or Merman? Act One The Big Voice: God or Merman? Act Two  “Think …

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Alec Clayton’s got big stuff happening and you’re invited!

A Six Person Art Exhibit! AZUL CONTEMPORARY INTERPRETATIONS IN PRIMARY BLUE MOOD Join us for the Artist Reception Thursday Jan. 17, 5-9 p.m. B2 Gallery 711 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, WA www.b2finearts.com The show runs through March 2nd. __________________________ Dramatic readings from his newest novel Return to Freedom Readings at bookstores in Olympia and Tacoma …

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