Lacy Reflection in the Powder Room

Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #2

When my grandma was still alive, I used to go and stay at her house sometimes in the summer.  I always slept in her room. Those summer nights, her bedroom was always filled with yellow light from the street lamp but it was filtered through her lace curtains.  I would fall asleep looking at the … Continue reading Unpaid Coronavirus Holiday Art #2

Wedding Rings

Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

The only other truly significant boyfriend I ever had, decades ago - who has had an enormous impact on my life - once told me that I am selfish.  I don't remember my age at the time - I was 16 or 17 perhaps - but I never forgot that.  For some years, I didn't … Continue reading Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

Borrowed Flowers

Borrowed Flowers

  My granddaughter (5) was painting with me.  She was using my brush in a way I thought might be damaging to the brush, flattening the bristles hard and swirling. At first I tried to show her how to be gentle with the brush, but then I noticed the cool swirly patterns she was making … Continue reading Borrowed Flowers

Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard

Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard

The hubby was working in the yard.  I was taking pictures of him (on the sly, of course). I've been working on drawing moving figures and so I thought this would be a good exercise to try. As you can see, I don't yet have the courage to try hands. My husband does have them! … Continue reading Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard