FISH and the CORONAVIRUS

Eyes mesmerize me peeking over our masks Incomplete faces… This week’s challenge from THE THREE MUSES (https://thethreemuseschallenge.blogspot.com/) is all about FISH. This is the whimsical piece I submitted… Take care of yourself and do think to reach out to those who are dear but far away and those who are alone in their struggle to …

Learning Something New

We’re fighting a different kind of war now…all over the world…a world in quarantine. Keeping busy, doing meaningful things that are constructive and feel good are key for me. I’ve spent some time learning of an art movement about which I knew little. Born out of World War 1, the DADA Movement reacted against the …

HATS FOR EASTER

With Easter right around the corner, hats are a topic of discussion in some circles. In two of my art challenge groups, THE THREE MUSES CHALLENGE, (https://thethreemuseschallenge.blogspot.com/) and SUNDAY POSTCARD ART, (https://sundaypostcardart.wordpress.com/) they’ve declared their theme this week to be HATS!! Here are my entries… …and, HAPPY EASTER to you and yours, dear ones!! Perhaps …

TRUMP Revokes First People Reservation Status

In response to the Trump administration revoking reservation status to Massachusetts’ MASHPEE WAMPANOAG tribe, I opted to make this my entry for the Sunday Postcard Art Challenge (https://sundaypostcardart.wordpress.com/) this week. In 2015, President Barack Obama bestowed special land designations to the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. In taking this action, Trump is undoing yet another piece of …

BACK TO ART

With travel wings clipped, there’s lot of time for the gentle side of life. For me, that’s reading, writing, listening to music and creating art. I’ve happily rejoined some of my old art challenge groups and below are some of my creations. For SUNDAY POSTCARD ART (https://sundaypostcardart.wordpress.com/) they challenged participants to create art with the …

A GLIMPSE OF SKY

Searching for new home… Freedom across the ocean- Tears flooding the seas Michael and I visited New York City recently…before the Coronavirus scare exploded…and we spent quite a bit of time exploring the Lower East Side of the city…the area where most immigrants coming to our shores settled, at least, for a time… Note: Click …

Artful Readers’ Club

THE SWEETNESS OF FORGETTING by Kristin Harmel Your very worst memories, put behind you, may become more vague as years advance…there is a SWEETNESS of FORGETTING. But those memories are part of who you are for as long as you live. That’s one of the lessons…one of the premises behind Kristin Harmel’s best-seller, “The Sweetness …