Category Archives: Artist’s Notes

Create for Lent

When we create we exercise our personhood and express our very nature as the handiwork of the Creator. Lent is the forty day period leading to Holy Week and Pascha (Easter). Those who take advantage of Lent do certain things that … Continue reading

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Seeing the Wild Redhead in the Median

Did anyone else see the fox I just saw?  It looked, hair-wise, like a relative of mine, a wild canine redhead with a silky bushy auburn tail (though neither my kin nor I have tails).  The lean creature loped slowly westward across the median … Continue reading

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Of Leeks, Cucumber Memories and a Clean Fall Garden

Visited Smith on Sunday, a fine, Fall afternoon, to dig sweet potatoes and couldn’t believe what all else was ready, too.  I picked a half dozen honorable Anaheims, a mildly hot pepper we pickle and like for cooking because it … Continue reading

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Permission to Fail, Create, Believe

I am coming to think that part of living is giving yourself permission to do certain things. I am learning the importance of giving myself permission to fail.  This culture, our society, maybe people in general want to get it … Continue reading

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