Monthly Archives: January 2013


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Ghostly Galleon

It’s bitterly cold here this week. The bitter cold makes the moon and stars seem brighter and more inviting — I want to step out onto my back porch and look at the stars but **brrr** it’s too cold. So … Continue reading

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“Like mushrooms in Spring”

I often mis-remember/combine/ or translate idiomatic phrases, much to the puzzlement and amusement of those around me. I cleaned up my studio on Sunday, sat down at my drawing table, and couldn’t think of anything to draw or paint. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Winter Tree: Poetry Friday

When my boys were younger, I bought a lot of poetry books for them. One of our favorites is A Snowflake Fell: Poems About Winter by Laura Whipple. The book, unfortunately, is out of print. That’s a shame because the … Continue reading

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Who’s at my feeder?

Black-capped Chickadee He’s moved to the rose bushes to eat his millet in peace.

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The light as the sun came up this morning was amazing – cold and blue. I headed out into the yard to get some pictures before it changed. It’s a perfect day to curl up with tea and a good … Continue reading

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When life hands you a one, two punch…

Oy. It’s been a while, hasn’t it. I’ve had one of those falls where every time I got my feet under me, life knocked me back down until I was SO horribly behind on everything I had no hope of … Continue reading

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