Category: Family

Happy or Satisfying New Year

Observant? Over analyzing? Silently maintaining the naked mask? All of the above. I have been alive 46 years at the writing of this, so that’s the point of view I’m looking out at the world from behind this face, the…

Life: Better Than Email – Part II

I found this card I got from Grandma Helen back in 1996 or so. I was in Florida, a chapter of my life:) I say we bring back the fine art of sending cards, letters, hand written notes to each…

Ashley Painting – From Aunt to Niece

Here is the work in progress of a painting that is a gift for my niece Ashley. She asked for art for her Christmas present. You can see by the date that Christmas 2011 has passed and I am now…

Christmas 2011

Yesterday was our extended family Christmas gathering. I loved every minute of it. From the 3 hour drive each way to the visiting to the food to the seeing familiar faces, the hugs the laughing, the chatting and the tiny…