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Telluride Plein Air ~ A Birthday and a Tomboy Road Trip

This June 30, 2013 on our Telluride trip was mostly a delight. Up early with the bug to go do some of my very own plein air painting. T’wasn’t all from enthusiasm . . . I seemed to be experiencing some lack of flow. Yep, happens to us all apparently. I…

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If You're in Seattle, See Michelle Anderst at True Love Gallery

We just can’t help it – once we make a dear friend, she’s a friend even if she moves away, and that’s the case with Michelle Anderst. Her work is just so innovative, unique, beautifully biological and…well…cool! Check out the Natural Science exhibition now through July 7, give Michelle a big We Miss You from southern Oregon and bring home some of her hybrid scientific illustration/fine art oils!

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Natural Science

Opening reception on Thursday, June 13th 6-10pm during Capitol Hill Artwalk This month we are excited to feature paintings and drawings from six artists. Each draws their inspiration from the many branches of the natural sciences, examining the physical world through entomology, biology, and zoology. Artists: Cory Benhatzel Michelle Anderst Scott Dalrymple Levi Hastings Brian Britigan Timothy Dice Entomology by Don Ehlan Opening night music by Jimi Jaxon (Decibel, Bottom Forty) Show runs through July 7th

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Colorado Reunion ~ Merriment and Alpen Glow

(Note: Just a lil’ memo to let you know … this trip took place the end of September 2012. )After rising to crisp Colorado blue skies, I found a phone message from my friend. She’d arranged a Brunch at her place for several of my ole acquaintances to …

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Some "Sweet-est Favorites" before Flying Off to Telluride Reunion

This has gotta be one of my happiest memory journal pages. Following some trips or events I like to just sit down after the fact and nest into what was the very, very “favorite-est” parts of that time. It is with this page I did just that for my “Women…

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Summer Christmas Continued

Christmas Journal page by Elaine Frenett

Let’s continue with Christmas, heck, why not in May, ok? Again the fun PaperClay Christmas Tree I created and stitched in is visible thru the continuing pages and you get to see the interesting cut-out design created in the following pages. You’ll noti…

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Returning ~ A Friend’s Visit Unfolds To Kid’s Camp

OH MY … I clearly have been missing. I send apologies, for I have not forgotten all you loyal followers nor my discipline (and pleasure) in keeping my personal blog going. But as some of you know, my now Annual Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat (http…

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The Nesting of a Heart . . .

As you notice by the date, it’s taken awhile for me to gather myself all back together and start participating in my juicy, enriching life here in Oregon. But, it has finally begun and I’m feeling grounded once more.You know all the standard stuff, lau…

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