Category Archives: Art and Architecture

Are you done Done? Yup, I’m Done. Portrait Completed.

And the beat goes on…I’ve dug in and finished the portrait of Sataya the Pudelpointer! A brief reflection: One day while teaching in a 4th grade art class one of my students came up to me and said she was … Continue reading

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First Red Rose = Flowers and Friends

I want to acknowledge my friends who send me pictures and recipes to share on this blog. They are generous, kind and wise. From them I learn to be a tolerant and a better person. Continue reading

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A contemplative Life = Lake Harriet – Rose Garden Minneapolis

As I was leaving the gardens, I crossed over the road to the the Bird Sanctuary Garden. There I came upon this sculpture, which seemed to resonate with the call for change in light of recent protests. Continue reading

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Lake of Isles = Another View Of Minneapolis MN – June 2020 Walk

The air is cleaner
The lake is peaceful Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect = Twin Cities Trauma – Some of the Aftermath of Violence

When I saw the video of George Floyd’s arrest and death on TV, the cruelty of it was unspeakable. Continue reading

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