Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.
Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It's the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist. -Mia Kirshner
The nutcracker sits under the tree, a guardian of childhood stories. Feed him walnuts and he will crack open a tale. -Vera Nazarian
"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~ Norman Vincent Peale
“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.” ― Henri Cartier-Bresson Believe it or not, this started out as a photo of a feathered Christmas tree. Sometimes I just don't know where my art is going to take me until I arrive at the destination. The joy is in the... Continue Reading →
"The guardians of high culture will try to convince you that the arts belong only to a chosen few, but they are wrong and they are also annoying.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert We had a handyman at the house today handling some odds-and-ends jobs for us - moving outlets, replacing fixtures, patching walls, etc. The gentleman who... Continue Reading →
“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where the treetops glisten and children listen, to hear sleigh bells in the snow.” [Montage of several images taken of Christmas lights using a slow shutter speed.]
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art. -Oscar Wilde Scenes from the 'Dior: From Paris to the World' exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.
“December is full of the beauty of light and love we can bring into our life. You can chose to be stressed or you can choose to let the small stuff go and be peaceful this Holiday season. It really is a choice you make.” ― Eileen Anglin
“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.” ― Paul Auster
Challenge yourself to 'Eat the Rainbow' every day. -Healthy Eating Advice Anybody else feel compelled to eat candy in rainbow order? Red, orange, yellow, green, purple. Repeat. Maybe it's my OCD...
No wonder you're late. Why this watch is exactly 2 days slow. -Alice in Wonderland The End of Daylight Savings Time = The Longest Day of the Year
The unwelcome November rain had perversely stolen the day's last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats. Tom Skelton shivered. Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on a special feel because it was All Hallows' Eve. Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or... Continue Reading →
Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it. I love the flexibility of mail-in ballots! Not only can I choose where and how I vote, once my ballot is in the door-to-door visitors and phone calls cease! Amen for small miracles.
Little deeds are like seeds. They grow into flowers, or grow into weeds. My project for the day was doing some fall yard clean up. By the look of my pants, I also did a little accidental spreading of seeds today. I'm really hoping this 'little deed' of mine grows into flowers next spring, and... Continue Reading →
As naturally as the oak bears an acorn and the vine a gourd, man bears a poem, either spoken or done. - Henry David Thoreau
Autumn Blaze We came home from our trip to leaves piled a foot thick on our back patio. Autumn is here to stay.
We spent 10 wonderful days in Italy visiting Rome, the Amalfi Coast, Matera & Puglia, and were completely blown away by all of the beauty and history. It is nearly impossible to whittle down our trip into a handful of photos, but I realize that my Project 365 is not the place to share a... Continue Reading →