Category Archives: Current Events


Just a brief thought. I make an effort to stay informed. I’m watching the Republican convention, I’ll watch the Democrats next week. In the a.m., I check on the reaction from major news networks, listen to the commentary. This morning, … Continue reading

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Flesh Tone

Artists understand. It takes a very small palette to create any skin tone. The shades are so close. Some day. Comments closed.  

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World Events That I’m Handling Well Right Now

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The Final Gift

I had planned a week of tributes to my larger-than-life father. Then, Orlando happened. Like so many, I struggled.  I’ll save his stories for another time, and resubmit this one. It was special to me. Father’s Day gifts. Some say it’s … Continue reading

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War Stories

For the past two weekends, my community has been immersed in memorials. First, to commemorate D-Day, a WWII weekend hosted by the Mid Atlantic Air Museum. Vintage aircraft, re-enactments, soldiers in uniform, and from those who remain, the stories. This … Continue reading

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There is a history with horses in the family. My father grew up on a farm, was an avid racing fan all his life. My mother took English riding lessons as a teenager. So I was not surprised to find … Continue reading

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Live Eagle Cam

America is obsessed with the “President” and “First Lady”. The other ones. While the Obama family prepares for an historic visit to Cuba, we are watching the live camera feed of a family of bald eagles who have set up … Continue reading

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A rainy Monday morning. Daylight Savings Time sleep deficit. Primary Election burnout. This one made me smile. With apologies to Christopher Walken. Who is brilliant. *************** Note: This meme has gone viral and should be credited to The watermark … Continue reading

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We spent a lot of time with the color white this past weekend. Neighbors set up tripods, taking smiling family photos with shovels and snow piles. Sounded like a good idea. But after the exhausting effort that is required with moving almost … Continue reading

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