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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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WorldCon Withdrawals

Despite what my husband thinks, I have not over-dosed on science fiction since last Wednesday when the 74th World Science Fiction Convention (commonly referred to as WorldCon) arrived for the second time in Kansas City, Missouri.  MidAmeriCon II ended yesterday … Continue reading

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Portable Puzzling

I remember spending time with my grandmother putting together large landscape jigsaw puzzles as a child.  I have always had exceptional pattern recognition abilities, probably a direct result of my photographic memory.  Whether it’s puzzle pieces or star hopping using … Continue reading

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Second Zentangle

I drew this Zentangle last night right before heading off to bed. I don’t think it’s quite as ‘good’ as my first one, since I didn’t follow the ‘rule’ about repeating patterns. But, it’s my Zentangle and I’ll draw it … Continue reading

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A Beauty, Sleeping or Otherwise

An excellent analysis of one of my favorite Disney classics, Sleeping Beauty, posted at Tor.com and authored by Mari Ness. Some interesting tidbits: First Disney feature filmed on 70mm (the 1950s version of IMAX) Incredibly detailed backgrounds by Eyvind Earle … Continue reading

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Spring Fling @ Windemere Art Gallery

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
Dark Hollows Falls Saturday afternoon (March 28, 2015, 2-5 PM) the Lee Artists Association opens their Spring Fling art show at Windemere Art Gallery in Mechanicsville, Virginia. I entered three paintings, including…

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Short Film: Nightfall

Nightfall from Valentin Schwind on Vimeo. Incredible. Poignant. Heartbreaking. Dialogue is over rated. Thank goodness there isn’t any. Enjoy!

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