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Haiku: Floating White

We sit by the old pond in the woods
with our toes bared.
Watching floating white water boats
emit a fragrance from a beating sun. 40 more words

Urban Poetry

Art Anxiety: Unleashing an Eleven Month-Old Baby in a World-Famous Museum

I’ll the get the drama out of the way: there was no real anxiety in taking Zef to the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris’s Tuleries Gardens. 951 more words


On the Monet: a postcard from Giverny

Talk about in your face! The paintbox chaos of artist Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny is exhilarating. Under cloudless blue skies, October’s scarlets, yellows and deep mauves clashed unabashed. 151 more words


Claude Monet

I decided to look into Monet and his work mainly as he was one of Alfred Sisleys main influences. He influenced Sisley in the way that he painted in series often repeatedly painting the same subjects but in different lighting conditions.He met Alfred Sisley along with Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Frédéric Bazille in the studio of Swiss artist Charles Gleyre.


On August Twenty-second

a lot of terrible things happened and some good ones too, depending on your viewpoint. For example, in 1485, King Richard III of England lost the War of the Roses, perhaps for the want of a shoe. 487 more words

Another little Gift Bag (Stitch 7)

Another gift bag I made many months ago and finally posting.

(What can I say, she was very generous with her canned/jarred foods)

I went back to some cotton yarn that I used before (Premier Home cotton yarn – Water Lilies, No. 168 more words

Project 500