Category Archives: art

Simply Colors …Floral Friday

Now that we’ve passed the holiday season, it’s time to give our eyes a well-deserved rest. Yes, we’ve been overloaded with images, hype, and too much red-green theme. Most of us just want to decompress and return to our regular … Continue reading

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Glassy …Floral Friday

Some glass just has class. This idea is the focus of the last Floral Friday of 2017. The over all care in construction, the color or clarity, and the styling details add to the beauty of specialty glass vases that … Continue reading

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A Particular Vase …Floral Friday

Today’s Floral Friday departs from the usual format of featuring three different arrangements. That’s because an incredible artifact came home with me this week. Whenever possible, if there is a previously owned, carved marble or granite vase or object for … Continue reading

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Illusions

My ex was a magician. At least that is what the majority of people would label him. He identified himself as an illusionist. December was the peak month for his hobby/business bookings. This is when he performed as the entertainment … Continue reading

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To Condense

Once in awhile I stumble across old Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. Only occasionally do I bother to read anything from them. They have all the literary appeal of Cliff’s Notes. One time I wondered if there was a Reader’s Digest … Continue reading

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Palmetto Leaves …Floral Friday

Mother Nature did Art Deco long before the 1920s. One of her most deco expressions must be the saw palmetto leaf. Its fetching design is beautiful fresh or dried. Palmetto leaves enhance the atmosphere of whatever room they are displayed. … Continue reading

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Modern Artifacts

There’s a common truism that says we can have a happier life if we appreciate the things we already own. It’s easy to understand how this can be true. As societies we build libraries to enshrine the knowledge we possess, … Continue reading

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