I moved to the great state of Texas after I graduated from college and have always loved the beauty and spirit of the state. But I’ve missed the tall trees and the wonderful colors of Fall so much, and am incredibly grateful to be among them again, here in North Carolina.
Entries Tagged as 'Writings'
November 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment
May 22nd, 2011 · 4 Comments
Artists See beauty in soft shadows on grass, the graceful bend of a wrist, in a ripe pears pride in pink and gold Musicians Hear beauty in the winds scuffle of leaves, quiet whispers between lovers, sea waves rushing the evening shore Dancers Feel beauty in a morning bird’s song the ping of sharp rain [...]
February 26th, 2011 · No Comments
FRIENDS OF ORION Ben Asterman is a young artist who has recently moved to the small coastal town of Rockport, Connecticut. Since he was a boy, his favorite diversion has also been his life’s secret ~ his ability to read minds. After years spent in solitude, Ben is surprised to encounter Orion, a red-tailed hawk, [...]
February 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments
In 1988, I started writing a book – it began as a pastime while living in Waller, Texas where we lived for two years and didn’t know anyone. Over the years with family and friends reading and reviewing it, I finally finished the first draft in 2000. After a few more revisions and the standard [...]
August 17th, 2010 · No Comments
Sometimes I update my “Colors” page, where I combine two things I love – color from a part of a painting (or a photo) of mine with a poem or just a few lines that seem to be illustrated by that color. Here is my writing from today, which is a reminder to practice having [...]
June 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments
For Father’s Day, I wanted to post this while it was in my thoughts. I think Father’s Day should be renamed Men’s Day. Not all men of worth are fathers, either by choice or by circumstance. And I’d like to celebrate the men in my life – my husband especially, and my fathers, my step-son [...]
June 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments
I posted this a while back, and was thinking of it today while I looked at all the green around me right after the wonderful rain we had. Trees give us so much, we can’t help but be grateful.
September 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Yesterday, I had a perfect morning. Sometimes we get just a few hours of what seems like perfection, and more often, just a moment. I’m grateful for any, because they seem rare. And to realize them, even more rare. I was lucky enough to make one cup of very good coffee, and took it and [...]
May 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments
This was an experiment for me and a step away from my art comfort zone. But I like it.
May 26th, 2009 · 9 Comments
I’m fairly close to done on this, I think. I’m trying to decide if a sky painting needs land to ‘anchor’ it.