Of book lists and envy

I’m just going to put it out there straight away… I have reading envy. A few years ago when I began to look for articles on reading the classics, I ran across another blogger’s post about reading 52 classics in a year. That is a book a week. I average almost 2 per month. That…

2020 Goals

Not resolutions… goals. My first goal is a carry over from last year. last year’s attempt was a bit of a failure. I have a rather large backyard. No pets, no kids so what to do with it? ‘People make money off their land don’ they?’ asked the woman who prefers her nature on a…

Nature Journaling 2020

Want to become a better artist? Consistency is the key to improvement. It’s not he books you read or the videos you watch or the classes you take. Becoming a better artist takes consistency. Daily sitting at your drawing station and DRAWING. Profound, right? When I took my two, very dear to me, drawing classes…

Prayers for a lapsed spouse

This is a prayer for your husband who does not come to church but is a Christian or catecumen. May God have mercy on him, illumine him and bring him to church. O, Lord, Our God, Thou, Who in Paradise had blessed our forefather Adam and his wife Eve! I pray Thee, bless my spouse…