Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Celebrating a Classic

As a lover of colors, I’ve always looked forward to Pantone’s announcement of their chosen “color of the year”. That eagerly-anticipated announcement came on Wednesday. The selection? Classic Blue. The Pantone number, should you need it, is 19-4052, and if

Celebrating a Classic

As a lover of colors, I’ve always looked forward to Pantone’s announcement of their chosen “color of the year”. That eagerly-anticipated announcement came on Wednesday. The selection? Classic Blue. The Pantone number, should you need it, is 19-4052, and if

Conceptual Landscape Art – Part 1

My husband is of the opinion that everyone loves landscape paintings. In some respects, I’m sure he’s right. Landscapes are generally peaceful, soothing scenes, making use of nature’s own palette. Blue skies, green grasses, majestic purple-hued mountains, and little bits

Conceptual Landscape Art – Part 1

My husband is of the opinion that everyone loves landscape paintings. In some respects, I’m sure he’s right. Landscapes are generally peaceful, soothing scenes, making use of nature’s own palette. Blue skies, green grasses, majestic purple-hued mountains, and little bits

We Gather Together

With the Thanksgiving holidays right around the corner, I’ll be taking a short break from blogging. We will be spending time with children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as visiting with my older sister. The holidays will entail a little

We Gather Together

With the Thanksgiving holidays right around the corner, I’ll be taking a short break from blogging. We will be spending time with children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as visiting with my older sister. The holidays will entail a little

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

Almost Like a Village

Last weekend our grandson, Carsen, visited with us. We had a fun time playing Sorry, watching his favorite show — Brain Games — and playing with the stuffed puppies. Carsen is eight years old, and while he has some interest

Almost Like a Village

Last weekend our grandson, Carsen, visited with us. We had a fun time playing Sorry, watching his favorite show — Brain Games — and playing with the stuffed puppies. Carsen is eight years old, and while he has some interest

Discovering Digital Art

I have played around with digital art a bit, but only a bit. A very little bit, in fact. Actually, it would be more accurate to say that I’ve toyed with photo manipulation, and I’ve really done nothing with actual art.

Discovering Digital Art

I have played around with digital art a bit, but only a bit. A very little bit, in fact. Actually, it would be more accurate to say that I’ve toyed with photo manipulation, and I’ve really done nothing with actual art.

Travels with Woof-Woof

In 1960, author John Steinbeck set off with his dog, Charley, on a 10,000 mile jaunt around America. Two years later, his account was published as Travels with Charley. Our recent trip to Tennessee covered far fewer miles, but we,

Travels with Woof-Woof

In 1960, author John Steinbeck set off with his dog, Charley, on a 10,000 mile jaunt around America. Two years later, his account was published as Travels with Charley. Our recent trip to Tennessee covered far fewer miles, but we,