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Classical Roots & Impressionistic Leanings

Dream States and Green Smoothies Creating content for my new website (due in Oct/Nov) has put me in a semi-dream state. I’m not dreamy all of the time, mine you – only some of it. It’s unpredictable. Like just now, for instance. I was daydreaming about a piece I’m working on… as I poured green…

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A Season of New Beginnings

Like a Fiery Birth of Fabulocity “Like a Brainstorm.” “Like a Lake Tahoe Vortex.” “Like the Eye of Sauron fallen over on its side.” “Whuuuuut?” I hear you wondering. “What’s IN that chia-and-flax-seeds-in-yogurt mash you’ve been eating??” I see moments like the one above and it’s double take. No.. triple take! No, quick… write the first…

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Simple Pleasures

I’m Not Particularly Simple. But Sometimes… Simple is good. Like a pat on the back, a refreshing minty drink – or staring at the sky when the sky is on fire whilst out for a walk. The latter was my reality selection a couple of weeks ago, when I wanted to get awaaaayyyyyy from the…

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Big Message, Few Words.

The Mighty Visual Aid I love visual aids. Y’know, images that just say it all – and then some – with no words at all. It’s a little awkward when you put one on your blog, then proceed to use a bunch of words to talk about it. Kind of defeats the purpose, don’tcha think?…

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Summer, Clouds & New Collections!

But First, A Question… Where DID the term “banner year” come from, anyway? We all know what it means, the dictionary defines it as if it has always been… but anybody know where it actually came from? I was just wondering. But I digress (and I haven’t even started!) It’s been one (a banner year,…

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Shiny Things, Reflecting

I love shiny things. I don’t mean to the exclusion of other things. Just that “shiny” is high on my list of “liked things”. What I liked about this shiny thing image is how it responded to just the wee bit of processing I did in Adobe Camera Raw. Clarity, a little contrast… that was…

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The Mighty Ferris

Ferris, But Not Bueller The Seattle-Bainbridge Island ferry is short ride… but a gorrrrgeous one, if taken around sunset! The view that Laurie Rubin and I had on the final leg of our journey back to Seattle from the Olympic Peninsula made me feel like we were living some fanciful segment in the movie “Ferris…

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