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 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
I used to think that God only loved me when I was good, that He only answered my prayers when I followed all the rules, that His standards were so lofty and steep that I couldn’t do anything but fail. Then I think of a stupid sheep, always looking for greener pastures, always timid and… Continue reading The Lord is My Shepard . . .
Lucas is one of our six great-grandchildren. In spite of his rough start in life and being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, he is our sunshine on a rainy day. And to prove the doctors wrong concerning his learning disabilities, he can talk, write his name, draw and name shapes, recite the ABC’s, and… Continue reading Look Who Just Turned Three
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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?
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
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
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
I don’t know about you, but I’m really getting sick and tired of being stuck inside. I miss being with my family and friends. I miss eating out and shopping. I miss seeing real-live people in real-live places. Netflix can only do so much to keep me entertained. It’s a good thing I love to… Continue reading Surviving C-19 the Fun Way