Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sunflowers in winter

A recent photograph from the back yard. I’m constantly amazed how flowers associated with a certain season can “volunteer” to bloom seemingly at will in the season they choose. We do encourage a certain “wildness” in the Garden!

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Mozart’s Birthday 1/27/1756

pen, brush & inks on linen paper. “Mozart, widely recognized as one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music. With Haydn and Beethoven he brought to its height the achievement of the Viennese Classical school. Unlike any other composer … Continue reading

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the Lee-Simpson House

watercolor on cotton paper

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a French dynamism

At times one can simply look up to see the wonder in life.  

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after the rains…

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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before the rain…

From “Meditations” by  MARGARET FULLER The clouds are marshaling across the sky, Leaving their deepest tints upon yon range Of soul-alluring hills. The breeze comes softly, Laden with tribute that a hundred orchards Now in their fullest blossom send, in … Continue reading

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Flowers in light

This first morning of the new year reminds me to see the beauty in life.    

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