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Matisse, A Mistake, and Me

Matisse, A Mistake, and Me

You know I love Matisse.  His work has been a grand and gaudy inspiration, helping me build a pandemic portfolio. I adapted one work to express how I feel about COVID-19.  That happy little goldfish, hopping out of the bowl, has no idea the speed her little life will...

Panic Makes Me Feel Like A Goldfish

Panic Makes Me Feel Like A Goldfish

Finally, one of my paintings reflects how I can feel throughout these strange and wonderful times through which we are living: PANIC. In this pandemic, I feel like one of those exposed goldfish, sensing danger was lurking yet knowing nowhere to hide. The virus is...

Let Me Stipulate

Let Me Stipulate

First let me stipulate: I am not wholly sure what day it is, unless I check the upper right of the computer screen.  But I have enjoyed this one, except for intermittent nervousness. Today passed as seamlessly as the previous day that I am calling Monday. I feel like...

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

The trailers for the movie Can You Ever Forgive Me looked more lighthearted than it was.  It was not funny, although it was a well-done movie. The movie, drawn from a real-life story about a writer, Lee Israel, was deeply affecting. Sadness and lostness pervaded all...

A Holiday MUG and Its Timely Lesson

A Holiday MUG and Its Timely Lesson

I couldn’t fit a favorite mug properly in the bin for our Christmas Mugs. And I was not unhappy to keep that funny reminder of the holidays eye level throughout the winter. Doug’s sister gave us a pair of these sledding bears years ago. Polar bears and owls are among...

Mourning in the Midst of Merriment

Mourning in the Midst of Merriment

Mourning in the midst of merriment is unsettling. But there it is. This year, death has colored the final weeks of December.  Losing someone over the holidays challenges how I feel. Maybe you can relate. Death is an ever-present companion, silently following our every...

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