• Tis the Warm Season

    Warm Season

    You might wonder why I would call December the warm season and you might not. For December is not, of course, considered warm. But the warmth and love that... Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Life Has Grown Me

    Life Grown

    These words from Brooke Way are really resonating with me right now. Sometimes while we grow, it's painful, and we don't want to go there. Sometimes there is... Read more

    Posted on 23 November 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • My Library is Growing

    Library Growing

    Just bought this 1967 Washington Square Press edition of Longfellow's Evangeline. I have been buying and buying old books a lot lately and my library is growing! Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • The Memory Remains

    Memory Remains

    I don't know about you, but for me, summer swiftly sped off and slipped subtly and slyly away before I knew it. Yet the memory of her remains. Read more

    Posted on 06 August 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Howard's End ... The Whole Thing

    Howard's Whole Thing

    Howard's End is not necessarily a happy story line. In fact, I never did read the book and I did not like the 1992 version with Emma Thompson and Anthony Hopkin... Read more

    Posted on 29 June 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Sudden Storm

    Sudden Storm

    "SUDDEN STORM" By Scott Heaton This spring has been like living in Seattle, lots of wet storms coming through resulting in beautiful greenery everywhere. Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Stacked High

    Stacked High

    Sometimes you find little gems at the used bookstore that you never expected to find. There was this gorgeous (what I thought to be vintage) French paperback... Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • If These Walls Could Speak

    These Walls Could Speak

    I find myself looking at the art I've collected for the gallery wall, this. Like I'm in a museum. Most of the pieces I have come to love, while one or... Read more

    Posted on 26 March 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Two Stories


    I love the two stories behind these images. I bet you know them both. Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Two Months To Go


    My breath still comes out puffy white, An ethereal, airy, lovely sight, My skin feels frosty, nippy blows That redden my runny, frozen nose, There's still a foo... Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2019 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Curating


    We are all curators it seems. Curators for our homes and what we bring to them. Searching for just the right painting for a gallery wall of original vintage... Read more

    Posted on 30 December 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Thankfull


    Are you full of thanks this Thanksgiving week? Here is a freebie that you can print off at home and hang on your wall this week. It is an 8x10. Just right... Read more

    Posted on 18 November 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • For the Eyes


    Art by French painter Elisabeth Sonrel Read more

    Posted on 05 November 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • The Place Where Evening Gathers

    Place Where Evening Gathers

    I cannot tell you how simply stunning the October Sky was tonight. Nearing twilight, I looked up and saw a gathering of evening coming together as sure as you... Read more

    Posted on 29 October 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • I Found Walden

    Found Walden

    ...and crows, at the library sale last week. The crows did not cooperate with taking photos. They kept inching away from me as if they knew I wanted their... Read more

    Posted on 15 October 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Off Her High Horse

    High Horse

    my bones ache for the changing, for the shift in seasons that is taking longer than it should. while there is a slight color change, and nights are now cool, th... Read more

    Posted on 29 September 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Welcome Home

    Welcome Home

    I'm officially flipping the light switch on for fall. {Is it too early?} She knows her way well, without the light, but since she's my old friend, it's just a... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • My Season is Coming

    Season Coming

    There was a little gift for me on my car today when I left work. Dropped on my windshield by Gaia (Mother Earth). (not my actual leaf though) It was like when... Read more

    Posted on 04 August 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Not Only Does God Create Daily Beauty, But So Can We

    Only Does Create Daily Beauty,

    Even bookplates can be beautiful. I read this quote today and it made me think of all the places and things that hold beauty in life. “I think everything in lif... Read more

    Posted on 03 August 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE
  • Their Beauty

    Their Beauty

    I am loving these words from Mary Oliver and having fun creating some word art from them. The trees outside are indeed thick and lush with green leaves, and the... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2018 CREATIVITY, CULTURE