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a change in priorities…

I met “Granny Mo” while in England two weeks ago visiting family there. The sixty-something talented and wise woman runs a small bakery/deli in the charming independent town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire in the Southwest. Chock full of delicacies from umpteen flavors … Continue reading

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1001 Things to do while Self-Quarantined: a Compendium

So here we are, stuck at home, the husband and I. We’re fortunate that we can work from home, and I’ve created this blog post for anyone who is forced to shelter in place, social distance and quarantine including children … Continue reading

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New Painting: Irrational Exuberance

This new 16″ x 20″ abstract artwork is on stretched canvas with a 1-1/2″ depth and design painted on all edges.  It is of acrylic in the abstract expressionist style and can be hung either vertically or horizontally. There is … Continue reading

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Louis the flamingo

Louis was painted in 2013 and became part of our own home’s interior. Since moving here in late 2012, I decided we needed flamingos and a tropical or Old Florida vibe to our interior decorating scheme. Using tangerine, fuschia and … Continue reading

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This is a mixed media abstract work of art started as an airbrush painting. I loved the colors, the ethereal quality to it, but wasn’t sure where to take it. Cut to this year and rainy weather and my bag … Continue reading

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Tropical storm Alberto brought boatloads of rain this past week which meant some great moody painting sessions. From it, “Aspirational” was born. This painting, 11″ x 14″ mixed media / oil on paper, is an abstract work of art using … Continue reading

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Review: Dancing with the beast album by Gretchen Peters

There are lyrics, and there are muse-inspired-words-as-gifts-from-the-heavens LYRICS. And Dancing With the Beast by Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter and singer Gretchen Peters is an album for the ages. It really taps into the zeitgeist of these tumultuous times, … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding and Diana’s Legacy

I am not a die hard Royal fan or follower. They are human, not to be put on a pedastal. That’s not to say Princess Diana’s wedding didn’t influence my choice of gowns for my first wedding, or that the … Continue reading

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First Holy Communion

It is May and my brain was fixated on this rite of passage of every Catholic school child everywhere – the sacrament of First Holy Communion. I worked on this painting in multiple layers which obscure hidden secrets and symbols. … Continue reading

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Watercolor poppy

The journey this small watercolor postcard has enjoyed! I don’t mean it’s left my confines, but as a very small work, I have misplaced it on several occasions. I love this little painting and in general love painting poppies. I … Continue reading

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