Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Social Distancing

I have a feeling that when the Oxford English Dictionary compiles its end-of-the-year list of new entries for 2020, social distancing and other pandemic-related words and phrases will play a prominent part. Stay at home orders,  essential personnel,  shelter in place restrictions,

Social Distancing

I have a feeling that when the Oxford English Dictionary compiles its end-of-the-year list of new entries for 2020, social distancing and other pandemic-related words and phrases will play a prominent part. Stay at home orders,  essential personnel,  shelter in place restrictions,

Welcome to Greenstreet Studio!

OK, so my welcome is a bit premature. We’re not closing on the house until Tuesday, March 31, but I’m excited and eager to share that excitement, especially now in the midst of this horrible pandemic the world is experiencing.

Welcome to Greenstreet Studio!

OK, so my welcome is a bit premature. We’re not closing on the house until Tuesday, March 31, but I’m excited and eager to share that excitement, especially now in the midst of this horrible pandemic the world is experiencing.

What’s Going On

On February 17, I posted about my kitchen art studio. I made this comment: Oh, how nice it would be to have a studio where I could lock the door, a place where I didn’t have to go through the

What’s Going On

On February 17, I posted about my kitchen art studio. I made this comment: Oh, how nice it would be to have a studio where I could lock the door, a place where I didn’t have to go through the

A Short Vacation

Lots going on! Life is busy right now… places to go, people to visit, things to do. We’ve had a lot of unexpected things come up in the last few days. It’s kept me away from painting, and kept us

A Short Vacation

Lots going on! Life is busy right now… places to go, people to visit, things to do. We’ve had a lot of unexpected things come up in the last few days. It’s kept me away from painting, and kept us

America’s Presidents

I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned it in this blog, but presidential history is another of my interests. In the past, I’ve referred to it as a hobby, but in some ways that trivializes our nation’s history a bit,

America’s Presidents

I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned it in this blog, but presidential history is another of my interests. In the past, I’ve referred to it as a hobby, but in some ways that trivializes our nation’s history a bit,

Questions and Answers

I’ve previously written about Julia Cameron and her series of creativity-increasing books. I’ll admit I haven’t followed along faithfully week-by-week with her suggested exercises, but one of her recommendations — morning pages — has become a regular part of my

Questions and Answers

I’ve previously written about Julia Cameron and her series of creativity-increasing books. I’ll admit I haven’t followed along faithfully week-by-week with her suggested exercises, but one of her recommendations — morning pages — has become a regular part of my

In Search of Meaning

I’m sure you’re wondering what you’re looking at here. To be frank about it, so am I. For now, I’ve taken to calling it een schilderij zoekt betekenis — that is, a painting in search of meaning. It’s akin to a

In Search of Meaning

I’m sure you’re wondering what you’re looking at here. To be frank about it, so am I. For now, I’ve taken to calling it een schilderij zoekt betekenis — that is, a painting in search of meaning. It’s akin to a