Jul

18

Draw it. Paint it. Sketch it. Bring it.

Have you ever wanted to capture the feel of a place? In a more meaningful way than your camera? When words just aren’t enough? Do you interpret with your right brain when you travel? Years ago, on a trip to Italy, I brought a small tray of watercolor paints, a collapsible brush and a 5×7 inch […]

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Jul

10

Splash into Turquoise

A turquoise pool begs for a splash. Looking at a turquoise pool of water, even without the splashing, is refreshing somehow on a hot July afternoon, isn’t it? Christian Dior said, “The tones of gray, turquoise and pink will prevail.” It’s definitely a summer color. Turquoise is a friendly color that enjoys life. Did you […]

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Jul

06

Spirituality, Health and Night Gardens

You’ve, no doubt, heard of vegetable gardens, rose gardens, herb gardens, flower gardens and perennial gardens. But how about a night garden?   A night garden, a twilight garden, a moon garden? Any nocturnal name that suits you will do. Basically they are a space specifically created outdoors to linger in under the stars, in the […]

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Jun

30

Softly into the week.

I don’t like waking up late. It’s so much nicer to ease softly into the day. If we get up a little earlier, we afford ourselves that indulgence. But is it an indulgence if we prepare for it, make an effort and adjust our time to afford it? If we work for it, in other words? I get up early so […]

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Jun

24

pops of yellow and swaths of gray

Both of my sisters are realtors – one in Salt Lake City and one in Carlsbad. I’m the writer. I’m in the middle of the three of us. Go figure. I’m always the kid sister bugging my sister in Carlsbad when we’re together to see model homes. They’re like candy. She always has a few […]

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