photo by Tracy Lee Karner
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I’m color blind, and 9 other random things about me

I adore a gentle breeze, a nice little hair-ruffling tickle, especially on a warm day, with butterflies flitting around in the wild flowers. The audiologist who tested me said I hear like superwoman. Don’t whisper if I’m in the same auditorium--I just might understand every word. My preferences are wide-ranging and quirky. I (and two… Continue reading I’m color blind, and 9 other random things about me

Granny D by Sieglinde Shattuck
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Sieglinde Shattuck–Fine Art and Zwetchkenknödel

Art is the means we have of undoing the damage of haste. It's what everything else isn't. Theodore Roethke When I discovered Sieglinde (Sissi) Shattuck's art, I found a place of quiet attentiveness, leisurely breathing space, respite from a hasty, noisy world. Because her paintings moved me so deeply, they made me curious about who she… Continue reading Sieglinde Shattuck–Fine Art and Zwetchkenknödel

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Let us now praise non-famous men, and women!

I thought blogging was letting people eavesdrop on my life. I wasn't interested in holding an open house at "www"--doesn't that mean I'm inviting the whole wide world? But now I see that blogging is one of the most profound ideas of the last century-- It's whatever the blogger wants it to be! I've decided this blog is… Continue reading Let us now praise non-famous men, and women!