I’m Just an Old Soul

I love old, rusty abandoned trucks overgrown with weeds and wildflowers. I love weathered, broken fences, rusty, galvanized buckets, cast iron pots and pans, and vintage bowls. I love dirt roads, streams in the woods, bullfrogs and tadpoles. I love fireflies, and salamanders and a swing hanging from a tree limb. I love classical music.… Continue reading I’m Just an Old Soul

Family Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be

Family is everything to me. But, the family I grew up in was just a tad screwed up. Okay, a lot. My dad was a man of fewer than a few words. He rarely got involved in my life and preferred to be left alone. Completely. Don’t talk, don’t cause a ruckus, just sit and be… Continue reading Family Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be

What’s in Your Heart?

COVID-19 has done a number on hearts around the globe. It’s made them fearful and angry, frustrated and confused. They’re impatient. Restless. Bored and lonely and just want everything to get back to normal again. At least that’s what my heart has been feeling these days. So, to help keep my mind off the bad… Continue reading What’s in Your Heart?

Say it with Pictures

My first grade teacher taught her pupils the alphabet using big flash cards with pictures. And for some odd reason, the letter S with a picture of a snake on it was my favorite one and the only one that still sticks out in my mind. So, in my case, a picture is truly worth… Continue reading Say it with Pictures

A Touch of Wimsey: Digital Art

Computers are fantastic. Till they’re not. Mine died and I had to buy a new one. Then, I had to re-install all my art programs only to discover that one of my favorite plugins, Eye Candy 4000, no longer worked. Finally, after figuring everything out, I’m up and running and will try my best to… Continue reading A Touch of Wimsey: Digital Art

Digital Art: Butterflies and Dragonflies

  Butterflies are deep and powerful representations of life. Many cultures associate the butterfly with our souls. The Christian religion sees the butterfly as a symbol of resurrection. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life. http://www.gardenswithwings.com The dragonfly, in almost every part of the world, symbolizes change and change in the perspective of self-realization; and the… Continue reading Digital Art: Butterflies and Dragonflies