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A Small Bit of D.C.’s Chinatown

This morning I had a lovely brunch with a dear friend, during which we caught up on each other’s goings on. My friend is an amazing photographer, so I apologized for the influx of pitiful photos I’ve posted lately, showing the … Continue reading

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More Wonders on my Adventure

Yesterday, my nieces and I spent the afternoon together. We went to the National Portrait Gallery, also part of the Smithsonian, and what a wonderful place it is. The exhibits were fantastic. I especially enjoyed “Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of … Continue reading

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Art and Soul

I once took a painting class with fellow students who had a great variety of talent levels. One gentleman was amazingly technically precise. The details were stunning, the colors vibrant and true. And each painting was lifeless. His sole purpose, … Continue reading

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Art Is…

I came across an article a few years ago that got me thinking. It was regarding a project to bring art to young students at a middle school some years ago when teaching art in school was already being pushed aside for various … Continue reading

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The Making of an Artist

When I was in junior high, I boldly signed up for Shop instead of Home Ec. I was determined to learn things I’d always wanted to learn, to make, create, and build. Use power tools. Hammer some nails. MAKE something. … Continue reading

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Bucket List

Go back to Paris/Hawaii/Yellowstone/Vancouver BC/the San Juan Islands/Seattle/New Orleans/New York City… Learn Italian … aaand then go to Italy 😉 Go to Ireland and get lost in the beauty – and the accent Stand within the circle of an ancient … Continue reading

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