Archive for April, 2016

  • Bits and Clips for April 2016

    By on April 30, 2016

    I hope you find something here thought provoking, meaningful, inspiring, or helpful in these links.

  • Kayaking in the Mangrove

    By on April 30, 2016

    We enjoyed kayaking in the mangroves wile in Florida...

  • Hibiscus

    By on April 29, 2016

    As a photographer, should I focus on the stamen or the petals? I couldn't decide.

  • watercolor color studies in artist journal

    Color Studies in My Artist Journal

    By on April 28, 2016

    I love an artist journal as a place to try out ideas before doing them on larger canvasses. Here...

  • Barter poem by Sara Teasdale

    Poem by Sara Teasdale: Barter

    By on April 27, 2016

    Life has loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things

  • Book Review Little paris bookshop

    Book Review: Little Paris Bookshop

    By on April 26, 2016

    The main character is a "literary apothecary, or a "book epicure" that can discern which book is exactly the...

  • Who Are You?

    By on April 24, 2016

    This quote is longer than most I share, but I think it is really worth reading because gaining objectivity...

  • Recent Black and White Photographs

    By on April 23, 2016

    I hope you are as enchanted by the variety, light, form, beauty, texture, contrast, and composition represented in these...

  • Earth day flowers

    Earth Day Quote with Flowers

    By on April 22, 2016

    I know that there is something much stronger, much more unfathomable, than us, the humans. So do not despair.

  • Catkin Bursting in Spring, Abstract pastel by Polly Castor

    New Painting in Pastel: Catkin Bursting in Spring

    By on April 21, 2016

    This new abstract pastel of mine is 16" x 20" and it celebrates spring.

  • Movie Review City of Gold

    Movie Review: City of Gold

    By on April 20, 2016

    This documentary is about Jonathan Gold, the L.A. Times' Food Critic that has won a Pulitzer Prize.

  • Photos inside Hearst Castle

    Photos Inside Hearst Castle

    By on April 19, 2016

    The house and rooms are chock full of priceless antiques and architectural salvage from Europe, via auction houses in...