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Advent in the 2020 Pandemic

Advent in the 2020 Pandemic

Advent is a liturgical time of preparation; a season to get myself ready to celebrate a birthday – the birth of Christ the Lord.  It begins Sunday, November 29 . . .  in the 2020 Pandemic So, out came my Christmas Album by John Rutter and the Cambridge Singers. Few...

Pandemic Painting Chronicles Update

Pandemic Painting Chronicles Update

I wonder if an art book called The Pandemic Painting Chronicles would sell, assuming we go back to writing and selling books. The painting I finished today borrows from Matisse, and my memory of our granddaughter’s first pet, Fin the fish, which liked to jump out of...

What’s Changed?

What’s Changed?

In the past fifteen months, what’s changed?  The pandemic and 2020’s fallout have been changing me, just when I thought I was too old to change.  Nobody’s ever that old, right?*   I can’t predict for how long these changes will last; but here’s how I am changing for...

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

The Observation Still Works Elinor Dashwood’s observation works for me: she expressed the restraint our current events necessitates:  “And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” (Sense in Sensibility)  Just...

The Learning Curve Continues

The Learning Curve Continues

As this pandemic continues, the learning curve continues, and seems to lengthen. How teachable am I willing to be? This time last year, I anticipated a learning curve because of the shock of COVID-19*  Quarantining, masking, social distancing, vaccinating, etc — these...

The Days After

The Days After

In the days after a grand celebration of a birthday, I feel like one happy camper. Or should I say, a pirouetting princess chicken? Doug’s card sums it all up! The back-story on why I loved this card: in my one and only ballet debut, I leapt onto the stage, and fell...

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