NYTime.Com Article: Who Said Art Is Only for the One Percent?
This is a provocative and enlightening article refuting the idea that “the best art always bears the biggest price tag”.
Another Friday, Another Charcuterie Board – But Not Quite Art
A well-timed comment from another blogger helped me realize that it’s ok to be a foodie-blogger-storyteller person with a unique and real message – even though my food isn’t art.
What the Car Saw: Evening Edition (plus haiku)
A gorgeous, fiery sun merging with the horizon while it generously backlit the clouds and turned the evening sky into a work of art deserving of a haiku.
Early Morning: What the Car Saw
Going to work in the dark.. Sometimes the urge to capture a moment strikes when I least expect it. At a red light. Waiting. Thinking. Looking, and perhaps more importantly, seeing. This was our view (the car and me) early this morning at a stop […]
Thumbs Up in Paris
April in Paris: Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens
The Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens throb with a creative, imaginative and harmonious aesthetic that evokes the era of impressionist art in Paris.
St. Francis Prayer of Peace for a World That Needs It
Hello world, friends, family and neighbors: I wish you peace, love, happiness, serenity, interesting hobbies, low blood pressure and job security. I’m not Catholic but I have a spiritual crush on St. Francis – how can you not love the patron saint of animals???!!! I ran […]
Haiku: Colder Days Ahead
Another blogger’s beautiful image provides the inspiration to complete this haiku about the changing seasons.
Looking Back | Wise Words from the STORYTELLER Blog
A reblogged story about a modern-day two-bit grifter who stole online images, and impassioned defense of art belonging to its creator.
On Monday | STORYTELLER
The Storyteller, on Vegas, Tom Petty, and things that make us sigh, sadly.
Tidbits from the De Young Museum in San Francisco
Some Like it HOT – Thank You, TCM!
TCM is doing it again: Some Like It Hot is showing on the big screen, and the Glover Gardens Mom & Millennial will be there.
April in Paris: Happy Wednesday Photo
I had some spare time over an April weekend in Paris and visited the Jacquemart-Andre Museum. Sheer loveliness. I haven’t had time to collect my thoughts and photos yet, but here’s a look at the floral arrangement in the drawing room. Happy Wednesday! Stay tuned […]
Emile Zola’s “Living Out Loud” and My Blog’s Second Anniversary
My looking-at-the-world lens is sharper: realizing the gift of being in the moment through the act of sharing in the blog.
Telling the Story of a Picture
Dad tells the story of a crayon-drawn collector’s item he “earned” from an artist during a 1964 radio interview.
In the Moment: O’Hare Airport Architecture/Art
The art/architecture at O’Hare airport in Chicago captivated me. See the resulting haiku and pictures.