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Grace Notes and Trills

Give me Shaker, not Chippendale. Having been raised in a home decorated in Danish Modern, I have always gravitated toward clean lines: painted walls in neutral colors, spare furniture, clean uniform planes. Possibly fueled by being dwarfed and overwhelmed when … Continue reading

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Waves of Inspiration

I am besotted by waves. Waves of color at sunrise and sunset, undulating curves imprinted upon salt marsh grasses by since-stilled winds.  Rainbow glass swirled into peaks and valleys.  Frozen waves of sun-gilded snow. Sky art formed by colorful canvas … Continue reading

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Light, Hope and Moth Wings

It’s an understatement to say November 10th was a terrible day. It’s the date Jim was handed a radiologist’s report and read the words “metastatic disease.” And then the devastated two of us headed out of a Boston hospital into … Continue reading

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Any Art at All

I had an especially peculiar seventh grade Social Studies class.   On many occasions, my (single) teacher would wander off with another section’s (married) teacher in objectively suspicious circumstances (involving exaggerated body language and eye contact)–even to eleven and twelve … Continue reading

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