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DC: In the Public

I have finally arrived at an art museum–it has been too long. I am at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, where an… 413 more words


Crazy Hectic Week--Heart to Art

Well this week didn’t go as expected.

The same could be said for the past six weeks. Just when I’m all ready to settle down and take a breather from traveling, I end up being more an uncertain gypsy than ever.

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Mind Body Soul

To My Mother-in-Law, With Love

I am at my desk in my newly decorated creative space, which is technically the dining room, but I can hear their voices echoing on the other side of the wall in the kitchen.   797 more words

ten for heading to the beach

This week — ten gracefully-aging books celebrating summer at the beach.

a beloved Frank Asch favorite

Sand Cake, written and illustrated by Frank Asch… 948 more words


Swimming With Wolves

Our Aquafit class just finished as a trickle of young girls appeared and began jumping into the pool.

I headed for the change room.  Being one big room, I saw it was FILLED with young girls between the ages of 8 to 10.  1,016 more words

Barn Clothes

I never liked August. It’s too hot and it reminds me that summer is almost over. I picture it as a sunburnt page in a calendar book without celebrations, just jumping into your pool for that one last time and buying new pencils. 421 more words


GUEST BLOG: Flying Toward Forever by Marla Cantrell

Eunice Iola Mondier was my grandmother. Small and short and black-headed, with crystal blue eyes, she attended the Second Baptist Church. She sold Beauty
Counselor makeup. 802 more words