Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nature’s Fireworks

There will be fireworks in the air this week in celebration of the 4th of July.  There have been fireworks at my house all week long.  Firefly works that is.  The fireflies (aka lightening bugs) have been gathering in the … Continue reading

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Watercolor Garden

“All gardening is landscape painting.”  Horace Walpole

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Happy Father’s Day

“What a father says to his children is not heard by the world; but it will be heard by posterity.”    John Paul Richter I spent many hours in conversation with my father  while sitting on the banks of Claytor Lake … Continue reading

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A Little Gardening Luck

I love antiques and one of my favorite finds is a set of small, colorful antique gnomes from Germany.  Every Spring they come out of the curio cabinet and become part of a gardening tablescape and my good luck charms … Continue reading

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Primary Colors

“A beautiful painting depicts the harmony between nature and imagination.”  Lian Quan Zhen Lian Quan Zhen is one of my favorite contemporary artists. He creates amazing watercolors using only the three primary colors.  From this simple palette he miraculously creates … Continue reading

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