It is all about color and movement…….

It is all about color and movement…….

I have been working on an artist’s statement and a CV. This is difficult for me. I do fine with the spoken word but the …

 

Millbrook Lobby Project

Millbrook Lobby Project

I got a wonderful commission and I have been working hard and  not taking time to put anything here.  This image will be part of …

 

Love, the love of God

Love, the love of God

“Love, the love of God, is about the sacrifice of self-centered interest for the good of the other, for the good and the well-being of …

 

All shall be well

All shall be well

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well. JULIAN OF NORWICH http://www.gratefulness.org/

 

Lois Bennett | Redbubble

Lois Bennett | Redbubble

I found a new place that prints my images on products on demand. The scarves are quite nice. I also got the zipper bag and …

 

from Pema Chödrön – Traffic Jams

from Pema Chödrön – Traffic Jams

This spoke to me. TRAFFIC JAMS “If you can practice patience in the traffic jam with a sense of humor approach or whatever approach you want to …

 

Way too long

Way too long

So I have been ever so busy though that is normal.  I did another wedding which went well and was much simpler.  I am really …

 

It’s Fall and all is starting again

It’s Fall and all is starting again

 

I am back

I am back

  Such beautiful roses.  I got to arrange 250 of them!  Wow! I am back…I hope. (I hope I will be better about posting.) If you follow …

 

Apple Blossoms

Apple Blossoms

Apple Blossoms Apple Blossoms

 

the right place

the right place

The secret to always being in the right place, at the right time, Lois, is knowing you always are. I love these moments we share… The Universe Thoughts …

 

Service

Service

Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you …

 

Breath is the bridge

Breath is the bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as …

 

The very least

The very least

WORD FOR THE DAY Thursday, Oct. 30 The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what to hope for. And the most …

 

Grateful

Grateful

To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything God has given us – and God has given us everything. Thomas Merton Thoughts in …

 

heart of wonder

heart of wonder

  Found on FB May you awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence. May you have joy and peace in …

 

live, love, and be happy

live, love, and be happy

What wouldn’t you give to live, love, and be happy, deliriously happy, forevermore? Well, that’s just it, you needn’t give anything. Just decide to live, love, …

 

Too much to do….. no wonderfully full life.

Too much to do….. no wonderfully full life.

  As I juggle work, getting ready for open studios and various responsibilities I have taken on for church and community I some times feel more …

 

The Road To Radiance! Day Three | Effy Wild

The Road To Radiance! Day Three | Effy Wild

Hoping to take this for free. http://wp.me/p1ZQyo-1l2 via The Road To Radiance! Day Three | Effy Wild.

 

The Road To Radiance! Day Two | Effy Wild

The Road To Radiance! Day Two | Effy Wild

The Road To Radiance! Day Two | Effy Wild. Tamara (above) is one of the teachers in a class I may take.  I am hoping to win …

 

Today is Wednesday, September 24th

Today is Wednesday, September 24th

WORD FOR THE DAY Wednesday, Sep. 24 Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.” The Talmud So today is mid-week and …

 

Blessing

Blessing

May the sun bring you new energy by day; may the moon softly restore you by night; may the rain wash away your worries; may …

 

awful things

awful things

It is a huge danger to pretend that awful things do not happen. But you need enough hope to keep going. I am trying to …

 

Magic

Magic

“What little, mortal, baby steps can I take today that will demonstrate expectancy, prepare for my dream’s manifestation, and above all, place me within reach …

 

Jamie Wyeth at the MFA

Jamie Wyeth at the MFA

I am in love with the work of Jamie Wyeth. I will be posting more photos of this man’s work as I visit the show …

 

Dyeing and the Art of Resist

Dyeing and the Art of Resist

I am registered for this class but there are not enough people registered.  Are you possibly interested?  I am offering  a half scholarship ($117) towards …

 

Cross

Cross

I draw prayer round me like a dark protective wall, withdraw inside it as one might into a convent cell and then step outside again, …

 

Fire

Fire

Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Then for the …

 

Death

Death

  Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. Rabindranath Tagore Word for the Day – Gratefulness.org.

 

Pray – period!

Pray – period!

Pray – period! Don’t expect anything. Or better, expect nothing. Prayer cleanses us of expectations and allows holy will, providence, and life itself an entry. …

 

20 Hard Things You Need to Do to Be Happy

20 Hard Things You Need to Do to Be Happy

  20 Hard Things You Need to Do to Be Happy.  This post resonated with me so I am sharing it here. There are no shortcuts to …

 

New art ready sort of……

New art ready sort of……

This is the image which I have chosen for the Brickbottom Artists show next month. I am excited that it arrived today printed on aluminum. …

 

First Belly Dance Class Last Night. Whoo Who

First Belly Dance Class Last Night. Whoo Who

I seriously doubt I will ever be this flexible but I had a great time and hope to stick with it. This is Nadira, my …

 

Word for the Day – Gratefulness.org

Word for the Day – Gratefulness.org

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious. Hungarian Proverb via Word for the Day – Gratefulness.org.

 

Today’s flame

Today’s flame

I did this one yesterday.

 

Changing

Changing

I just read this and I am putting it here for myself so I can go back to it.  It contains in short  all the practices …

 

Exposure

Exposure

So I  have been working on my art.  Never enough (I have this job that gets in the way)  but I am so undisciplined.  But …

 

Today is ash Wednesday onward into Lent

Today is ash Wednesday onward into Lent

So here it is Lent. I think that I may make my Lenten discipline being creative everyday. I get so lazy about it. …

 

Wow! Open Studios is only 4 days away!

Wow! Open Studios is only 4 days away!

A couple of scarves only need to be hemmed. Brickbottom Open Studios is this Saturday and Sunday! New matted prints to fix standard 5×7 frames. …

 

Apifera Farm is magical

Apifera Farm is magical

This wonderful place has taken an hour from my Saturday morning. Katherine Dunn is an artist and writer living on Apifera Farm, a magical …

 

LISA ’13, the 27th Large Installation System Administration Conference

LISA ’13, the 27th Large Installation System Administration Conference

I made it to LISA this year. So far I am in the Advance Topics Workshop with a wonderful bunch of guys. Interesting …

 

A series

A series

I really liked this colorway and the disk shape of the image so here are some manipulations of it.

 

Some old pictures of my mother

Some old pictures of my mother

I have scanned many old photos which are here.

 

One of my mothers doodles

One of my mothers doodles

 

Flames this summer

Flames this summer

I have uploaded all the flames from this summer. There are a couple hundred images. Some are good most are not. I will weed …

 

Granddaughters and Daddy on first day of kindergarten

Granddaughters and Daddy on first day of kindergarten

Older one is off to kindergarten. Littler one will be home with mom.   Getting off the bus. It’s a big step down off that bus! My daughter …

 

my mom is in a nursing home now

my mom is in a nursing home now

It makes me very sad.

 

Art Play Weekend

Art Play Weekend

I made lots of these! They are printed on both sides. Altogether they will be sewn in into quires and bound into a small journal. …

 

My Granddaughter

My Granddaughter

My brother, David Blood, took this great picture!

 

March Flames

March Flames

  I am posting some older work which I have not posted before. These were found in March 201.3   And another    

 

Sunflower

Sunflower

From the Adelynrood cutting garden.

 

New Flames

New Flames

  They are all so different!!!  

 

More Adelynrood

More Adelynrood

    And with the cross  

 

I want a Cacoon

I want a Cacoon

I want one of these in my living room. Or maybe in my studio… if I ever get it cleaned -cleared out and functional…..

 

Altar flowers in the sun

Altar flowers in the sun

 

Amazing moon at Adelynrood

Amazing moon at Adelynrood

After compline the moon was rising and quite spectacular. I tried to get some pictures but they don’t come close to doing it justice. I …

 

Studio Cleanup Day One

Studio Cleanup Day One

Sunday I made a shelf for the wall and Monday night Bill helped me hang it on the wall. The plan is to move paints …

 

Blue Flowers

Blue Flowers

 

Circles in Red

Circles in Red

 

More fun

More fun

   

 

Farmers market

Farmers market

 

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Apo7Xw-130802-5z

 

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Apo7XL-130731-12a

 

Beautiful decay

Beautiful decay

 

On a walk to the marsh

On a walk to the marsh

  I love this color blue.  

 

Broken glass

Broken glass

broken glass can be beautiful.

 

Cool pools

Cool pools

Pool 1 Pool 2 Pool 3 Pool 4

 

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Apo7X-130518-14a

 

Drains can be interesting

Drains can be interesting

    Colorful even.

 

Paint play 1

Paint play 1

   

 

Sketchbook Limited edition

Sketchbook Limited edition

 

Adelynrood pictures 2002

Adelynrood pictures 2002

Pictures of Adelynrood I took back in 2002.