Category Archives: A Day In My Life

Yet Another Addiction (Rust Printing on Paper)

On a whim I signed up for a two-day class of Rust Dyeing on Paper with the option of creating a book out of my experiments. This was in Asheville at Bookworks, and I had no idea what to expect.  But … Continue reading

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Definitely Not a Weed

I have a pot of old herbs at the end of my driveway.  I don’t harvest them, or prune them, or feed them for that matter.  And I’ve been meaning to pull them out and start over since they’ve been … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Been working in acrylics again because I’m getting ready for two teaching opportunities this summer.  This cow is a composite of several cows I found on the Internet.  I think animals are easier than anything, and acrylics are far easier … Continue reading

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Lucy and The Pumpkin: An Update

Now that Lucy’s eye infection has resolved, The Pumpkin caught another cold.  Instead of a trip to the vet, again, I’m giving them both Lysine, an amino acid that ostensibly helps treat these.  She’s got a loose nose and she’s … Continue reading

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Lucy and The Pumpkin

Batten down the hatches.  The invasion has begun.  Yes, I got both.  It was bad enough I took them from their mom, but I couldn’t bear to separate them from each other.  And in the three short hours they have … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Cat

Today is a big day.  We pre-adopted a cat.  Kitty actually.  It’s a he, only two months old, and not ready to leave the adoption center because of a cold.  So we put him on lay-away, as it were, and … Continue reading

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Lost Dogs

Coming home today took an odd turn on the off ramp of my local highway.  Bounding toward me was a big dog who seemed determined to run straight into interstate traffic and meet his own demise.   We (both the … Continue reading

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Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival

This weekend, including today, Murray’s Mill is celebrating their 30th anniversary of The Harvest Folk Festival.  Clearly all that practice has paid off. The stellar weather was a plus , and there were plenty of Boyscouts directing traffic and parking, which … Continue reading

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The Halfway Mark

It has been a little over 70 days since I’ve written much of anything (except for the rant about car taxes), and yet it doesn’t feel that long.  As I age, time accelerates at a quickening pace.  Fridays appear every couple of days or so, and while … Continue reading

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Sisyphean

If you subscribe you are probably surprised to hear from me so soon.  But alas, this is merely a break in my break.  However, something so astonishing happened today that I needed the catharsis that only posting can provide. After getting my … Continue reading

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