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The Ocean

Although I live in and love the Midwest where big skies, wind and sun are abundant, a part of me seeks the salt spray and reflective beauty of being by the sea.  This pastel painting I recently completed is of … Continue reading

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Old Bridge in Ireland

Old Bridge in Ireland

Photo taken by my daughter and son in law while touring Ireland this winter. Although I have traveled England in the past couple years it has been over 25 years since I’ve seen Ireland! I remember the green and the beautiful rivers.

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Strength and Brilliance

  Some mornings I feel I could walk across America.  Rising sunlight filtering through tree branches, brisk dog walk, my full breath with lungs wide… Strength is being present and awake.  My lab gets it. This is “whispering” – no … Continue reading

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Eat Local Think Global

Are you a “locavore?”   This word caught my eye today  and I find it suits my growing anticipation for the opening of our local Farmers Market.   A regional foodie’s magazine used this term which got me thinking.  Great word!  I’m … Continue reading

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Why Aprons?

http://www.etsy.com/flash/spots/etsy_mini.swf?user_id=12808769&user_name=KCThreads&item_source=shop&item_size=thumbnail&rows=4&columns=2 Etsy KCThreads There is something both practical and powerfully creative about putting on an apron.  It says I’m ready for action!  It says I am switching gears and desire to produce something now.   We take aprons for granted. … Continue reading

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