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Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux…

From the Editor

“El País Que No Existe The Nation That No Longer Is” It is hard to believe August is upon us,…

A View From the Road

Goodnight!   The setting sun; in the Nevada desert.  Can you believe those colors?  I so love the gifts, which…

Poet's Corner

I Miss You I miss the laughter. I miss the sound of the children running down the hall  and jumping…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~   Little Miss Hone  by Samuel Finley Breese Morse   Yes, the artist is the inventor of the Morse code and telegraph.  The painting, which is at the Boston Museum of Fine Art, is supposed…

From the Editor

“El País Que No Existe The Nation That No Longer Is” It is hard to believe August is upon us, and we are still basically trapped in the same world of covid-19.  This should be the month we are celebrating the height of summer; instead it so much feels like July and June felt, as…

Poet’s Corner

I Miss You I miss the laughter. I miss the sound of the children running down the hall  and jumping into the pool. I miss the serving dishes being utilized and the vases filled with flowers. I miss anticipating your arrival. I miss adorning the teacart with berries and delicacies, which I think you will…

Nature

Opuntia Microdasys Or Bunny Ear Cactus I cannot honestly say why I am drawn to this cacti, but I am.  Yes, like all of its siblings and cousins, those spines are painful, and you must be careful when handling it, wear gloves! But in these days, which feel covered in thorns, I so want to…

Public Square

U.S.S. Indianapolis On my first trip to Europe alone, I sat next to the wife of a serviceman, who was stationed overseas, and whom she was going to Spain to see.  We chatted for a good portion of the flight, and she offered me the best travel advice, I have ever been given.  “You will…

In the Wild!

A Deer and a Friend Look who came for a visit!  One deer came first, and then its friend showed up.  They both explored the yard, oblivious to my presence; I did try to stay out of their way and watched them play, from a distance.  Yes, I am sharing these pictures with you, because…

Holiday’s

Happy 4th of July Normally, this is a post which I quite enjoy writing, and whether I mark the occasion in “Art” or “Public Square”, or here in “Holiday’s”, it is just a joyful and uncomplicated wish for a Happy 4th of July to you! But this year everything is different.  I could never have…