Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Little Close Encounter

Go out into the woods they say. Commune with nature they say. Draw strength from all beings. Yeah. Well sometimes you go into the woods, think deep thoughts and write a big book. Othertimes you go for a walk and … Continue reading

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Sunday, quiet day at home

Did some painting – finished this which you might remember I did an on-site sketch for on Friday: I’ll say that the smaller dabs on the palette are colors that are new to me, maybe seen in a video. I’ve … Continue reading

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Things Overheard and Remembered

Overheard at a diner recently. One guy exclaiming to the couple on the other side of the booth, “Natural causes? They’re sayin’ he died of natural causes? Who the hell dies of that?”

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Long ago, in a tiny galaxy far far away…

Many many years ago, at some quilt-related something or other, this appeared amongst a set of blocks on display. It wasn’t originally crumpled. I think I did that as a gut reaction when it was brought to me. I may … Continue reading

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Friday, trying. I’m trying. And why

If you recall, my motto is Practice, Persistence, Beauty. In that spirit I got myself out of the house, put a coffee and breakfast sandwich in my hand and splattered paint on paper for a short while before work. My … Continue reading

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