Category Archives: D.C.

Look beyond the lapel pin


Six years ago this weekend,┬áVeterans and Military Families for Progress held its biennial national conference in Arlington, Virginia. I was a founding member and for several years served on the board of the national 501(c)4 organization. That weekend event hosted … Continue reading

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>Yep, I went! And spreading the love of painting too!


>Yeah, I went. Here’s the brother, sister-in-law, and one adorable niece painting away! My bro and his wife are great parents, realizing that participating with the kids, whether they are into it or busy or not, is so very important. … Continue reading

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>While the Hubby’s Away!


>David has gone to England for a week to visit the family. I only asked for two things from him: 1.) Photos of beautiful or striking that I might be tempted to paint, and 2.) The catalogs, cards, or websites … Continue reading

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Yay, the Conference is Over! I can go back to painting again!


The weekend conference, put on for Veterans and Military Families for Progress, was a tremendous success despite modest attendance. We were able to push out a lot of great ideas, inform those veterans, military family members, vets advocates, government officials, … Continue reading

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