Monthly Archives: July 2012

Art Journal Every Day: “And if I go..”

I actually discovered this poem, Ascension, written by Colleen Corah Hitchcock  from a Tom Clancy book ages ago — and have since kept it as one of my most favorite poems.  Through the years, it has taken on a different … Continue reading

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Getting ready for August

Can you believe it’s already August in a few days?  Where did the year go…  It’s a muggy Sunday where we are and I really want to take advantage of the chance to stay at home and get a few … Continue reading

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Songs on the Tube

I hope I’m not dating myself referring to a television as the “Tube”.  (Me — conscious of age?  nah…) For the last couple of weeks, I’ve taken to picking up songs from my favorite shows.  Because of this, I’ve discovered … Continue reading

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Creative experiments

I’m really self taught when I do my art.  I walk into Utrecht and I feel intimidated by the rows upon rows of serious art supplies.  But I love handling them and looking through the different types of paints, papers … Continue reading

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Walking down the Upper East Side

Today was not a good day to walk, but walk I did, down the Upper East Side. I had to go for the annual mammogram with a new radiology center and while I rode with the boys out this morning … Continue reading

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Summer Sunday

I think I’ve had an awesome weekend if only because I spent most of it resting at home.  Well, most of it.  (I can’t remember when was the last time I spent four hours napping on the living room couch.) … Continue reading

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Art Journal Every Day with Angelo: My Special Someone

I was going through all the schoolwork Angelo had brought home at the end of second grade and chanced upon this essay he wrote on his “special person”. He wrote: My special person is someone who gave birth to me. … Continue reading

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Art Journal Every Day: Choices

“Everyone has choices to make.  No one has the right to take those choices away from us — not even out of love. — Cassandra Clare” This particular piece was a work through time.  NO ZENTANGLING THIS TIME AROUND! Would … Continue reading

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Art Journal Every Day: Tomorrow WILL be a better day

It’s one of those days.. but I’m going home feeling all better, and looking forward to tomorrow.  When things keep going wrong at every turn, the best frame of mind is to keep with optimism and know that there is … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Dad

My father passed away two years ago, a week after his birthday, which is today.  I miss him dearly, and I often think of him.  Many people who knew him used to tell me when I was younger that I … Continue reading

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