Monthly Archives: September 2011

Text Message from my Daughter in College

Daughter: How would you feel if I bought a shot gun me: Chris Blair (he texted back first after I read the text aloud): this is either the best bad text or the worst good text I’ve ever read me: Ditto…Mom me: How would you feel about having a baby sister or brother Daughter: I […]

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Steel Tree

From the garden in front of the National Archives…the inspiration for my next painting

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The National Archives

                                                             closes sharply at 5 o’ clock

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Flutterbies

Our trip to the nation’s capital led us to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.  We paid six dollars for time spent in the butterfly room.  Worth every cent and more.  Below are the amazing creatures we got to spend a little time with.  Butterflies live a remarkably short time.  In fact, one of the […]

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Remembering 9/11

I cannot hold the grief wholly.  Instead I allow for moments to overcome me and then I move away finding something to be grateful for. I will remember that love is more powerful and more important.

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