Artists, writers, educators/scholars, clergy - if ever there was a time to speak out for human rights, now is that time! Last we heard there were some 2,000 children separated from their parents and held in cages. Now the Trump administration refuses to release current statistics on how many are still in custody - … Continue reading Madre`?
When I was a teenager I wanted to fit in. So I tried hard to be what I thought others wanted me to be, say and do. When I was climbing the corporate ladder it was important to me that others respected me. So again I strove to be, say and do what corporate America … Continue reading Of Our Sunset Years
My husband and I recently returned to our old habit of what we called, "Happy Hour Devotions." We pop a beer or pour a glass of wine and read and discuss some sort of devotional material. This time around we are reading, Meditations on the Monk Who Dwells in Daily Life, by Thomas Moore. I … Continue reading To be Relieved of our Plenty
Please join me in welcoming new artist, Tony Hendricks, to Seaside Studio Art! Tony works primarily in acrylic on paper, an unusual ground for acrylic but very effective as this geometric study in color demonstrates. He uses a technique of painting called Pointillism, in which small, distinct dots of color for an image or pattern. … Continue reading Welcome New Artist
The Bees are flying! I've been so excited to watch our newly emerged Mason Bees flying around the garden this spring. Any day now they should begin to lay their eggs (see my prior blog on how and where this will happen). One thing I realize now, is that I should have purchased more bees. … Continue reading More about the bees