Category Archives: Famous Works of Art

The Cattle Were Lowing…??

I’m having a good laugh this morning over cattle and their lowing. I know that Christmas has passed, nobody is singing “Away in a Manger” right now, so the whole question of lowing cattle is probably irrelevant. But it can

The Cattle Were Lowing…??

I’m having a good laugh this morning over cattle and their lowing. I know that Christmas has passed, nobody is singing “Away in a Manger” right now, so the whole question of lowing cattle is probably irrelevant. But it can

What’s for Breakfast?

I certainly hope you’ve already eaten because if not, you might find yourself getting a bit hungry. I finished my breakfast a short time ago, and it was delicious! In my on-going quest to discover all things Dutch, I was

What’s for Breakfast?

I certainly hope you’ve already eaten because if not, you might find yourself getting a bit hungry. I finished my breakfast a short time ago, and it was delicious! In my on-going quest to discover all things Dutch, I was

Exploring My Dutch Heritage

Sometimes things in life come together in fascinating ways. That’s what has happened lately for me. I’ve previously mentioned by love of words and languages, and you probably know that I’m studying Dutch now. I’d learned a bit of Dutch

Exploring My Dutch Heritage

Sometimes things in life come together in fascinating ways. That’s what has happened lately for me. I’ve previously mentioned by love of words and languages, and you probably know that I’m studying Dutch now. I’d learned a bit of Dutch

Tell Me a Story

I am a narrative sort of person. Throughout my life I’ve had a love of words and languages, and consequently I’ve read, written, and told a lot of stories. Learning to tell stories through visual art has been an interesting and

Tell Me a Story

I am a narrative sort of person. Throughout my life I’ve had a love of words and languages, and consequently I’ve read, written, and told a lot of stories. Learning to tell stories through visual art has been an interesting and

Steps Toward a Still Life

Never have I had any inclination toward still life painting. I love looking at them, and I marvel at the details good artists put into their still life paintings.  Just take a close look at this gorgeous painting by Jan

Steps Toward a Still Life

Never have I had any inclination toward still life painting. I love looking at them, and I marvel at the details good artists put into their still life paintings.  Just take a close look at this gorgeous painting by Jan

Another Village to Visit

I still have villages on my mind. Not only am I still thinking about Carsen’s off-hand remark that our neighborhood is “almost like a village“, but I’m also thinking of my little Victorian village nestled away among the Christmas decorations. It

Another Village to Visit

I still have villages on my mind. Not only am I still thinking about Carsen’s off-hand remark that our neighborhood is “almost like a village“, but I’m also thinking of my little Victorian village nestled away among the Christmas decorations. It

What Does It Mean to be Progressive?

That’s a somewhat rhetorical question. I’m asking, but you don’t have to reply, because I’m not really looking for answers. Of course, I’m about to share my answer with you, but if you have a different answer — or if

What Does It Mean to be Progressive?

That’s a somewhat rhetorical question. I’m asking, but you don’t have to reply, because I’m not really looking for answers. Of course, I’m about to share my answer with you, but if you have a different answer — or if