We are in the midst of an unusual (and heavy) early season snowstorm. I took time out from trimming my tree to do this:
Little Penguin in the Snow
I did a whole series, using several ornaments. My neighbors must think me quite the delight.
“Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.”-Sylvia Plath
You can’t see me…
There’s Nothing to See Here
“The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.”-Samuel Butler
Guarding the remote, just like his (human) papa…
Duncan with the Remote Control
“The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his.”-James Thurber
Her name is Koonu, but you may call her Chuck.
“In nine lifetimes, you’ll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.”-Michel de Montaigne
Georgia O’Keeffe was born on 15 November 1887.
Georgia O’Keeffe by Alfred Stieglitz, 1918
“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.” *
Georgia O’Keeffe, taken July 19, 1915
“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” Continue reading
Two books from the mid-1800s, given to me by a friend.
Antique Books: Cornell’s Primary Geography and Cushing’s Manual (Rules of Proceeding and Debate in Deliberative Assemblies). Both copies are from the 1850s.
I didn’t feel like writing last night, so I did this:
Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies
Baking always banishes my creative lethargy.
Detail of a painting of my Grandpa, 1946. He was 19.
My Grandpa, 1946.
2014 Writer’s Market
My copy arrived in the mail yesterday. Squee.
Look what hit newsstands today…
Lou Reed/Rolling Stone
I’m about to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and dig in to the magazine. Laurie Anderson is going to break my heart.
Laurie Anderson/Rolling Stone
“For 21 Years We Tangled Our Minds and Hearts Together” by Laurie Anderson. Sigh.