Art School Opens June 1

Open House and Registration Day Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The creative minds behind Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy... Painting, drawing, sculpting and making cut-paper collages occupies much of Meredith Britt's creative energy. She has a bachelor’s in fine art from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and says she has learned … Continue reading Art School Opens June 1

Writing lessons and life lessons

Over the past several years I’ve had the opportunity to talk to writers of varying levels of success. These wonderful interactions have taught me a lot about what it means to be a writer and how each applies to having a happy life. Write tight. Whether you are writing an advertisement or penning the Great … Continue reading Writing lessons and life lessons

Poetry abounds at Spot 59

The 38th Annual People’s Faire is next Saturday, Aug. 27. I will be in space 59 (see map), selling my books. Please stop by. Featured books are my latest publications, 25 Days of Christmas, an Advent Journey, and Lines, Poetry in Notion. 25 Days is in print; Lines is on order. I will be selling … Continue reading Poetry abounds at Spot 59

I am old, but that’s okay

Every once in a while I catch my reflection in a store window and am puzzled by the stranger looking back at me. Yes, I do look at my reflection every day when I’m putting on makeup, but that’s different, that’s a feature by feature application that doesn’t require looking at the whole picture, the … Continue reading I am old, but that’s okay

Winter Trees

Winter trees have bones, some strong and straight others curved and flexible, some quite ethereal and spiderwebish resilient in most every kind of weather. Leafless, naked without their greenery yet majestic and grounding inspiring hope for tomorrow, a tomorrow filled with promise. Spring is on the way day by day. Soon winter trees will be … Continue reading Winter Trees