The ancient ways of blogging

SO, is blogging a thing of the past? I’m not sure as facebook has absorbed the better half of my time. I realized I hadn’t written anything here in quite sometime and perhaps many of my readers have lost interest… I do not know. What I do see is a social revolution taking place via…

Mosaic Workshops in the desert

Come learn mosaics from a multi-media artist in an inspirational environment. A place of magic. Perry has been giving mosaic workshops for 5 years in the Mojave desert and Santa Barbara. He has been working in clay and tile and mosaics with his home for over 10 years now and it is a living evolving…

Acorn Woodpeckers… desert to the sea

Back in Santa Barbara after a lovely weekend in the desert for the Homestead Cabin  Festival at The Palms. The Sibley’s were great. They played a new song… Shari Elf was jam-packed fun and The Hafler Duo sang their desert songs. Many of us got to create Homestead Cabins out of Graham Crackers and other…

New Book, Eight Years in Wonder Valley

MagentaRaven is publishing a new book, printed on semi matte paper, entitled 8 Years in Wonder Valley. 38 of the best photographs from eight years of documentation by yours truly,  Perry Hoffman   Images of wild birds, owls, coyotes, scorpions, snakes and rusty metal… and fire.   I have just emailed friends with a special…

Wonder Valley Homestead Cabin Festival

Let me say that I truly do not know where to begin… Shall I just start backtracking… kd lang has created an amazing cd and the more I listen to it the more amazing it becomes. Jazz great,Herbie Hancock just won album of the year at the Grammy’s with his cd River, The Joni Letters. …