Category Archives: Do the Work

NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-seven

I saw the twists of lilies of the valley coming up by the diner this morning and remembered the side yard of my paternal grandparent and my father’s aunt and uncle’s house. Lilies of the Valley By the steps, bound … Continue reading

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Doing The Work, The Learning Process

Tuesday when I went over the hills to the east, I did two paintings at the Clark. The first was smaller, 5×7″, and my intention was to try sketching, color and value while trying out the plein air “thing”. My … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-six

Daffodils slowly extinguishing hope released, now fading the forsythia have bloomed sturdy and sunny and along the house shy Fairy Wings – paler yellow, briefly flowers until its leaves fill the side garden with hearts. The one clump of bluebells … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-five and My Tuesday

rain on a Tuesday •
wind makes it chilly… Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-four

This image hit me on the way home. driving home the houses run through the trees to meet those driving home. they may not know the journey, carefully matching the straight and turning pavement with the lean of the car … Continue reading

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