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Primary Colors and Simple Compositions

Primary Colors and Simple Compositions

Primary Colors Calling!  Some days the primary colors just keep calling. Use me! Use Me! Especially in the interesting times that are today. So too, does the simple shapes in former paintings keep inspiring -- It's why I keep repeating myself.   Colors  Chalk it up to...

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...

Taking a Writing Prompt to Heart

Taking a Writing Prompt to Heart

A favorite prompt that a writing teacher once gave suggests: Look around and see what you can see. When I look, what do I see? The world is noisy, angry, irrational, and cruel. People hurt each other – from their storehouse of brokenness. So, a quiet moment on our...

Is That a Real Fireplace?

Is That a Real Fireplace?

Of the improvements we made in our little bungalow, a useful one was installing a set of gas logs in the handsome fireplace that dominates our living room. What we installed gives warmth of a fire – but alas, it does not smell or sound like a fire. Deficiencies I...

The CBS Sunday Morning Show

The CBS Sunday Morning Show

We have become avid fans of The CBS Sunday Morning Show — taping it and enjoying it later.  The Show Takes Me Back These ninety minutes remind  me of  the magazines to which my parents subscribed: LIFE — LOOK — Colliers — and of course, The Saturday Evening Post.  The...

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