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Bill

About Bill

I love working with clay. I love building when it is small, mostly handcrafted and beautiful. I love to imagine, create, help and teach. I love to communicate through photography and writing. Traveling is great, especially Mexico, and yet, I love the place I live. Most of all, I love my family.
A SPICY POSOLE OF ALL THINGS CANELO. NEWS OF THE CANELO PROJECT AND THE HANDCRAFTED BUILDING MOVEMENT; ATHENA AND BILL STEEN AND THE STEEN FAMILY; TALES AND IMAGERY FROM THE U.S./MEXICAN BORDER; DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS: LOCAL FOOD AND MUSIC; IDEAS AND PLANS FOR THE POST PETROLEUM AGE.

Artistry with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Photography has gone through a major change.   With the arrival of the iPhone, almost overnite, it became possible to capture high quality images, process and edit them on the phone without a computer, $2 apps replaced much of what expensive read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:08 pm in Arts, International, IPhoneography, Photography - Digital Imaging, Rio Sonora, Travel | 9 Comments

Dispatch from Sonora

I’m sitting on the town plaza in Banamichi, Sonora, the temperature couldn’t be any more perfect, I’ve got my laptop and it seemed like a perfect time for a little blog catch-up before the drive home this afternoon.  This trip read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:41 pm in Arts, Canelo, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, Mexico, Music, Rio Sonora | 12 Comments

Spring, Summer, Etc.

I started this blog post back in early July, my thought was to write something that would catch up on our spring and early summer activities.  Well, here we are, almost Sept and I’m just posting it now.  I’ve had read more »

Posted by Bill at 2:33 pm in Art Projects, Arts, Buildings, Canelo, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, IPhoneography, Mexico, Rio Sonora, Southwest, Travel, Workshops | 13 Comments

“Old Style Organic” – Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

Since childhood, when my parents took me along with them to visit Santa Clara Pueblo in northern New Mexico during summer vacations, my life has been connected to that place in one way or another.  Most recently it has been read more »

Posted by Bill at 6:22 pm in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Heirloom Tomatoes, Garlic and Chiltepines – 36 Hours in Northern Sonora

Why go to Mexico?  For me, the reasons vary and mostly have to do with encountering and seeing things I don’t come across here in the States.  And since I figure life becomes much more interesting through experiences that contrast read more »

Posted by Bill at 11:07 am in Food, International, IPhoneography, Mexico, Rio Sonora, Travel | 12 Comments