Michael Lipsey is an epigrammatist (1,500 epigrams) and artist living in California. He is the author of two collections of original epigrams: "I Thought So - A Book of Epigrams" and "I Thought So, Volume 2". He is completing a third book of epigrams, and a book on the history and culture of the plumbing industry tentatively titled "Kitchen Sink Confidential." Ten chapters of the plumbing book are on his website http://ithoughtso.net
He divides his time between writing and artwork. Much of the art is illustrations of the epigrams he has written. One illustration a day is posted on his tumblr blog http://stoicmike.tumblr.com
Epigrams are also frequently tweeted as email@example.com
He likes to hear from readers and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
As you might have guessed, he is a follower of classic Stoic philosophy. The epigrams range across life, science, religion, culture, manners and many other subjects. They are frequently quoted by teachers and speakers. His epigrams have now been quoted on an estimated 15,000 websites and blogs. What is an epigram? The introductions to his books discuss the long history and style of the epigram.