Weekly Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Cat

The theme of our Keep-Our-Sanity challenge this week is Cat.   Cats have long been part of human life, with signs of domestication dating back to around 12,000 years ago. They originated in the near east, so it is little wonder they show up in the…
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An Artful Holiday

I keep threatening everyone that one year, over the winter holidays, I am going away to an island.  Since that didn't happen again this year, I tried to pack as much art as possible into my days off.  And I…
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Weekly Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Beetle

For this installment of our weekly Keep-Our-Sanity challenge, we chose the theme of Beetle.   Let's talk about the significance of Beetle in human history. It's symbolic presence in myth and culture around the earth is prolific. Here is a sampling (from Beetles as Religious…
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Reverse Glass Painting

  So our Christmas tree took itself down this year.... I'm sure you're probably wondering what that has to do with anything. However, our rogue tree inspired this post because of the great ornament tragedy. Our tree is not what…
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