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Art Tools

My drawing hobby continues 🙂 I’m finding it very relaxing to wind up a work day with a short tutorial by Paul Priestly, but I was getting a little frustrated because my drawings really lacked the look I was trying to achieve. As I wrote last month, I’m no expert and don’t plan to be. […]

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Living With an Artistic Husband

The man creates art everywhere, and I love it 🙂 This is what he came up with when we left him alone for a short time in Moab last summer: To see more of his work, check out his site on https://christopherpollockart.com/

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Highlighted Blog #12 – Christopher Pollock Art

Okay, so this one is super slanted since the author hasn’t updated in absolutely forever. But I can’t help but love it since it’s my husband’s site, and I have an inside scoop into posts that might be showing up eventually 😉 This one has some color. So far there has been only one of […]

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Perception

When visiting museums, I appreciate the art. This is true. But even more so I appreciate the creativity spawned by the living art around me. On a visit to The Clark  I looked at the works of some of the old masters, and I totally appreciated the talent while I was there. Then I moved […]

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Artists at Work

As we traipsed through MASS MoCA, we found ourselves in the children’s area. It was delightful. There was an art bar where kids could go to get lunchboxes filled with art supplies. They took them to a table and began creating. As I watched a man and girl twisting pipe cleaners together, I was reminded […]

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Christmas Traditions

We have no kids home for Christmas this year. Not a one. It’s the first year that has happened to us, but it’s okay. We had warning, and celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving instead (Santa owed me some favors so we had official approval on the switch). That way, we were able to embrace […]

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Why we Stayed in Lisbon for a Month

I blame our month-long stay in Lisbon on the fact that I have a cousin in Denmark (how fun is that to say?). The original intent of the trip was a 1.5 to 2-week stint. I was going to join my work team in Lisbon for a meetup for a week, and Chris would join me […]

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Proms, Grads, and Life – Our Week

I am sooooo behind on my blog reading and writing, and I miss you all! But it’s temporary and for a good cause. We have some really fun stuff going on in life. I’ll do a brief summary  of our past week here, then will post lots of pics in the future when I get more […]