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Archive for May 2019

Village Wide Rummage Sales

I don’t like going to rummage sales, nor do I like having them. As much as I tried over the years, I finally realized the truth.  As a result, I’m having one last rummage sale during the village-wide sales. Plastic totes line the attic and basement walls.  The time has come for major spring cleaning, these…

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Abstract Paintings By Midwest Artist

The process starts with abstract paintings. After fifteen years, I dust off my paints and brushes.  It feels natural to paint again.  With a minimal palette, I layer and blend acrylic paint into abstract paintings. Ironically, inspiration for my paintings comes from photography produced in the darkroom.  My creative process cycles through my favorite mediums,…

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Harmony California Adventure

Harmony, California along the Pacific Coast Highway takes me back to where it all began. Not a care in the world, I journey north through San Luis Obispo to Harmony, California.  Grey skies produce mist that fills the air.  The tires of my rental car coast through the puddled gravel.  Rolling hills go the distance,…

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John Paul DeJoria At Kentucky Derby

Prepare yourself to capture moments like this at the Kentucky Derby. I captured this photograph of John Paul DeJoria and his wife, Eloise Broady DeJoria at the Derby in 2011. There’s no better place to people watch, than the infield of Churchill Downs. John Paul DeJoria quotes continue to inspire me. “The biggest hurdle is…

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Screen Time Maxed Out

Go ahead and judge me for allowing my preschooler to watch more than the recommended screen time. Trying to rid the head lice on a strong-willed three-year-old isn’t easy.  As a result, I allow her to watch shows on my iPad.  Let’s face it, sitting still for hours as I wash, rinse, rewash, rinse and…

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