Category Archives: Art

Spring House Guests

Three robin’s eggs in a nest on top of my back porch light. This is the second time since we’ve lived in this house that a robin has nested in that exact spot. The last time it didn’t end well … Continue reading

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Resurrecting My Inner Artist

The first snow and winter storm of Winter 2019 finally arrive the second Saturday of January. In my experience, that’s a delay of nearly ten days from when we usually have snow or a winter storm or if nothing else … Continue reading

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Daughter Featured at Contralto Corner

This post at Contralto Corner featuring my daughter became the high point of my evening. I really need a Spring/Summer home in the Pacific Northwest so I can enjoy her live performances in person this season, or any season for … Continue reading

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Blooming Vernal Equinox

Yesterday at lunch I spied several lovely Spring blooms, providing a much needed splash of beautiful color to an otherwise gloomy week. Happy Vernal Equinox!

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Monochrome Mania

A friend and work colleague of mine who also happens to be a photographer started posting snapshots in her Facebook feed last week.  The challenge was to take a photo a day from your life with no people featured in … Continue reading

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Madame Butterfly from Coast to Coast

Tonight is opening night for Seattle Opera’s production of Madame Butterfly.  My daughter, Rachelle, is once again a member of the cast.  She appears third from the left in both photos below. Earlier this year, Rachelle was also a member … Continue reading

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Tenacious Dedication

I feel nostalgically melancholy today.  I am remembering a time, about a decade ago, when I seethed with frustration surrounding a disappointing rejection my daughter suffered through.  When I requested an explanation for the rejection, the response I received  accused … Continue reading

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