Monthly Archives: July 2013

Little Words

Those “little words” mean a lot.  To, from, at, in, on, for, to, and all the rest of the prepositions, words without a really precise definition.  When we were hosting international students, these little words caused more confusion than any … Continue reading

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Spot the difference

I thought that this post really had some interesting insights into looking carefully at artwork and interpreting it.

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The Range of Light

“And after ten years spent in the heart of it, rejoicing and wondering, bathing in its glorious floods of light, seeing the sunbursts of morning among the icy peaks, the noonday radiance on the trees and rocks and snow; the … Continue reading

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Making Paint out of Dirt

I like to make my own pigments, using soils that I collect in various places. I have several lovely shades of ochres and reds from Molokai, as well as soft lavendar-grays– and beautiful rich reds and orange colors from my … Continue reading

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Scattered thoughts and various images

It feels like ages since I have posted.  The summer has been so busy: camping trips, family visits, picking berries & making jam, and activities of all sorts.  These included a nasty week with the flu, and also a 4th … Continue reading

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