Whatever the case—and it's not up to us to decipher, really—it's certainly a love affair, and I mean that in the most beautiful sense of mother/son love. I hope my son misses me as much when I kick it. Though I could do without him thinking of hummers when he thinks of me.
"Metaplasmic: The Recent Drawings and Paintings by Manuel Pardo" at Cal State Fullerton's Main Art Gallery, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, (714) 278-3262. Open Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Through March 6.