A Legacy Revisited

A Legacy Revisited

I often hear people talk about “leaving a legacy.”  And I believe they mean what important accomplishment of theirs will stand the test of time. In other words, they want to identify what individual success they will be remembered for long after they’re gone. The word...
Welcoming the Sun

Welcoming the Sun

One of my favorite wall calendars of all time featured photos of some of the stained glass works of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933). As Macklow Gallery eloquently states on their website, Tiffany “forged a unique style that combined superb craftsmanship with a love...
Don’t Be Ranunculus!

Don’t Be Ranunculus!

Somehow I became a fan and collector of Marjolein Bastin’s work without knowing it and without intention. Marjolein is a 75-year-old Dutch artist. As a very young girl, she fell in love with nature. Every walk or venture outside found her collecting flower...
And It’s Not Even My Birthday

And It’s Not Even My Birthday

Aren’t unexpected gifts just the best? On birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas or Hanukkah, and other holidays, we are conditioned to be in the receiving mode. On those special days, we are not surprised to find a brightly wrapped package with a big bow or a festive...
It’s On The Tip Of My, uhh….

It’s On The Tip Of My, uhh….

Last Thursday my brain couldn’t come up with the phrase “scavenger hunt.” I was telling a story to friends in which this fun game played a role, but I just couldn’t pull out the phrase. It’s likely that you’ve had this happen to you as well; you know what you want to...