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Join my Creative Writing Workshop!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get back to work on that novel or short story that’s started collecting dust? Or maybe you just need some inspiration to kickstart a new writing project? Join us at the Ashland library for our biweekly peer support creative writing workshop! Each participant chooses an excerpt […]

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Three Poems

This photo by Sergey N. is paired with my poem, “On Meeting Strangers.” In the manner of lovely, inexplicable things, three of my poems appeared this month in three lovely places. A month of gratitude, for sure. Enjoy!  “The Light Inside…

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The Meaning Question

“What is the meaning of your art?” That was the question posed to me a couple of months ago during a conversation about my paintings. Not A Good Answer. My answer? Well, I would say nothing illuminating or noteworthy. Indeed, I was a bit …

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Coming soon…

 …a little bit of poetry-painting bliss. For now, an illustration from the book-ish mystery!

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Water for Body, Water for Soul

At the end of summer, a simple gift of water. Blessings of refreshment to you! 

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Thinking of Trees

 As I finish compiling a collection of poems, I’ve had to let many things go, including some grand quotes about trees. Since I can’t squeeze all of these beautiful bits into the book, I thought I’d share some here:    The one who’s …

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August Guest Artist: Stefan Savides

Bronze Bird Sculpture We are delighted to present world-knowned avian sculptor, Stefan Savides, as our guest artist for August. Savides’ exquisite sculptures look as if they are about to move. Join us for a reception and come see his work at the reception on August 5th from 1 – 4 PM Gallery Exhibition dates: Aug […]

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Three Watercolor Studies Done While Camping

Greetings! I hope this finds you enjoying your summer. One think I enjoy doing is watercolor studies while my husband and I are out camping somewhere. And, that’s what I want to talk about today. From Classes To Traveling. To explain, after spe…

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From Seed to Sky

When we built this house, I sprinkled a packet of wildflower seeds beneath the front patio. The first spring, mostly zinnias grew up. Last year, mostly poppies. This year, all Brown-Eyed Susans and some wild green thing that went to seed and grew talle…

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! Today has included a Blues Angel flyover (thrilling), a small town parade (charming), sloth-like heat (sloth-like), a little that’s turned into a lot home improvement painting job (chore type front porch painting painting, not the easel variety painting painting), people watching (red white blue outfits are a thing!) and a little […]

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