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A Tree, Uncertain Times and Trust

A Tree, Uncertain Times and Trust

It's Autumn all over again in one month! The leaves are turning! The temperatures have dropped today, and leaves on those threes that change color are transitioning from lush green to hues of red and yellow, and a smattering of orange. On a recent walk, we spied a...

Sometimes

Sometimes

Let me honest . . . Sometimes the paint just won’t go where I want it to go; I have had  a couple disasters, recently. This is where using smaller canvases can moderate disappointment of seeing an inspiration go kaput. Plus, on a smaller canvas, the  Gesso is easier...

Discombobulated

Discombobulated

A Living Definition of DISCOMBOBULATED Discombobulated is a great and descriptive word for me as 2023 ends.  First, the last day of this year feels like it should the first day of the New Year. Maybe because today is Sunday.  Maybe because I just want to get on with...

A Quiet Mind

A Quiet Mind

How to Keep A Quiet Mind Keeping a quiet mind in these uncertain times is hard work. Advent shows me God did not die and leave me in charge. That's a great stress reducer I frequently forget. I have been learning that the run-up to Christmas —Advent — is a time for me...

Asking for Help

Asking for Help

Asking for help is hard for me, and maybe for you, too?   But, ’tis the season, eh? Ignoring some problems was, alas, how I was raised.  Also, I was not raised to be transparent, but to cover up, and just get on with life.  "Kermit" was right: It ain’t easy being...

About Our Mantel

About Our Mantel

Our Mantel’s Menagerie   Critters are all over our mantel —and we have none living in our house. Yet, cats and dogs are my recent subject matter.  I am not sure how I would react if one on these crazy critters were actually making themselves at home with us.  I am...

It Could Have Been Snow

It Could Have Been Snow

Snow?! It could have been snow, I said to Doug as the fourth day of rain began. The vestiges of hurricane Ian met some wind and formed what some forecasters called a Nor’ Easter.   So far, we've had four + inches of rain; that would  would have been a bunch of snow — ...

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