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Mom at 96

September 15th, 2016

I just returned from a visit to Minnesota to visit my 96-year-old mother Norma.  Living in an assisted living facility, she continues to be an inspiration to me.  She loves to play bridge, and every evening in the facility, a group of residents gather to play cards. For this activity, my mother wouldn’t miss an […]

I Made This Hat

September 5th, 2016

I made this rose-colored straw hat in the 90’s when taking a millinery class taught by a talented milliner who had graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and was living in Denver. The hat was first blocked and then I molded it into a free-form sculpture. This is not the first chapeau […]

Insta-Fun With Mr J

August 29th, 2016

Every weekend Mr J and I have made a ritual of shooting  photos for Instagram as part of our time together.  As we drive through the city or on our way to dinner or breakfast, a background pops out that catches my eye.  This practice has become spontaneous, and it takes only a few minutes. […]

Wearing Summer Whites

August 22nd, 2016

Incorporating summer whites into my compositions has been new for me.  Along with other bloggers, I have been influenced and inspired by Sylvia of 40+Style HERE.  Her blog post, “How to Wear White” HERE, gave me insight into its appeal.  Soon I found myself attracted to white pieces at the estate sales, vintage shops, thrift […]

Judith And The Ruminators

August 15th, 2016

Growing up I was terrified of public speaking.  I remember fainting in front of a group in elementary school during a presentation.  Even today I can see the people towering above me, wide-eyed with concern, as I awakened from my unconscious state on the floor.  It’s an unwelcome and haunting memory! Over the years, my […]

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