Monthly Archives: July 2011

Summer Reading List

When I was in school, we had a summer reading list.  I don’t remember exactly what grade I was in when it started, but I do remember receiving a list of 5 to 6 books at the end of the … Continue reading

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Largest Painting So Far

I just finished the largest picture I’ve ever painted – 31 x 50!  Before that, my largest painting was 18 X 24.  My inspiration was a large brick wall on my screened in porch.  It’s been bare for as long … Continue reading

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Nature is Awesome

The discovery of underwater Antarctic volcanoes this week around the South Sandwich Islands got me thinking about how awesome nature is, filled with mystery and surprises. No matter how much we know, there’s still the unknown.   No matter how many … Continue reading

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Ahead of Her Time

My grandmother has been dead for many years, but I think of her often.  Even though she lived eight hours away when I was growing up, we were very close.   I saw her about once a year, sometimes two, if … Continue reading

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