An Old Article About Our Son Bill, Recovered

In October 2001 an article titled “Bill Clayton” by Olivier Björksäter-Bleylock was published in DNA, a national gay magazine in Australia. An interview with me was done through email, and was the best one I had ever experienced — and the most intense. Olivier asked about some things that were not in Bill’s story on …

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Join Us for the Claytons’ Art and Book Sale – December 16 and 17, 2023

We’re having a studio art and book sale at our home/office/studio in Olympia, Washington on the weekend of December 16 and 17.  We hope you will join us! We’ve recently been hit hard with home repairs—everything hitting all at once— a new roof, new gutters, replacing a furnace and electrical panel, cleaning ductwork, adding insulation, …

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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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