Oh Holy Night the stars are brightly shining...
As the winter days unfold Hearts grow warmer with the cold Peace of mind is all you know Winter snow Aspenglow -John Denver
Somewhere deep within the tree of winter there is still the life that produced last spring's beautiful leaves. -Madame Jeanne Guyon
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 →
“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.
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
But I suppose there's a lot to see everywhere, if only you keep your eyes open. -Norton Juster I saw some interesting oil stains in the parking lot again today... or perhaps they saw me?
A rose looks grey at midnight, but the flame is just asleep. And steel is strong because it knows the hammer and white heat. -Johnny Cash
A brooding calm in all the air, A dreamy quiet everywhere... A golden glow to light the day That fades in purple mists away— This soothing calm, this presence bright, October's sweet and mellow light. ~Phebe A. Holder, "A Song of October"
“Energy and motion made visible – memories arrested in space” ― Jackson Pollock [glass block abstract]
Every child is an artist. The trick is to remain an artist once we grow up. -Pablo Picasso [composite image of a water glass and painted wall]
“Forget scientists. The next space launch we should send up painters, poets and musicians. I’d be more interested in what they discover than anything that takes place in a test tube.” -James Rozoff
“I love to feel the temperature drop and the wind increase just before a thunderstorm. Then I climb in bed with the thunder.” - Amanda Mosher
Ring around the rosies, a pocket full of posies... Revisiting the realm of digital art today. Original image below.
Bachelor's Button The wildflower seeds I planted back in May are starting to bloom. As it turns out, I didn't spread too many seeds and just the right amount have decided to take root (hooray for heavy handing it!) Among the first to blossom are the Bachelor Buttons - such sweet little things in glorious... Continue Reading →
Dragonflies are reminders that we are light and we can reflect light in powerful ways if we choose to do so. ― Robyn Nola
I always feel like somebody's watching me. And I have no privacy. I always feel like somebody's watching me. Tell me is it just a dream? - Rockwell
And the shower of roses spun around me, inviting me to take part in their ever-present waltz. ― Gina Marinello-Sweeney
Here are sweet peas, on tiptoe for a flight; With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper fingers catching at all things, To bind them all about with tiny rings. - John Keats
Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the jasmine in my mind. - Seals and Crofts Absolutely beautiful evenings around here lately - warm air, gentle breezes and beautiful sunsets. Pure happiness.
I will have me a symphony of coloring. I will enmesh me in the noon sun's gold and wind about me the moonlight's silver sheen. I will dream in a gown made of the haze of a summer evening twilight, and I will have robe on robe of the sky's deep blue, and I will... Continue Reading →