Category Archives: Do the Work

Tools and Thankfulness

There’s nothing like going down the road of “researching” something – maybe a tool that might be useful in what you’re doing. More like a deep hole than a road, where occasionally you wonder – do I really need this … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-three

top step creaks with frost •
Morning, child fog expanding •
gold floods the hillside. Continue reading

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Calling it done

I’ve been working on this most of the week, on and off, and I’m calling it done. I learned a lot doing it and I’m pretty darn pleased with how it turned out. Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-two

standing in a park cold breeze mutes the noisy crowd wishing the earth well focussed on intent, sending hope for the future something we all must work for must come with action. Short poem today – a couple days of … Continue reading

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Watercolorists at Work

One of the books I brought home today was this: Watercolorists at Work by Susan Meyer and Norman Kent, 1972. Norman Kent, when editor of American Artist had asked twenty-five artists to contribute to a book showing their process. His … Continue reading

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