Sunday, 9 April 2017: Wonder

April 9, 2017 by - 3 Comments

        If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder. –Ray Bradbury   How delightful it would be to always be able to see the world through the eyes of a child. Many artists come close to it, but it’s available to us all. Look at the …Read More

The Butterfly House

March 9, 2015 by - 2 Comments

Somewhere back in my years’ worth of blogs, I know I’ve written about Julia Cameron’s classic book on creativity, THE ARTIST’S WAY. It’s been a few years since I read┬áthe book and completed its intense series of exercises, but the habits I learned from it have stuck with me for the most part. One habit …Read More

Garden Madness, Part the Second

June 22, 2011 by - 2 Comments

More flowery goodness from the Missouri Botanical Garden’s St. Louis Garden Tour… Here’s a story of major contrasts. The first pics are from a woodland garden/wildlife sanctuary that showcases many native plants in a natural setting. I really liked that the house was nice, but not crazy fancy, like so many of the homes on …Read More

Garden Madness, Part I

June 15, 2011 by - 5 Comments

I spent last Sunday with a good friend, visiting gardens that were featured on the Missouri Botanical Gardens’ St. Louis Garden Tour 2011. ┬áThere were eight homes on the tour, and I think we made it to six. We skipped the bus/lunch tour, and drove ourselves. St. Louis is so easy to get around–if you …Read More