Over the last three days I have been working on a project that I finally finished; but everyday a different Warbler or Vireo came to my studio window. I want to paint them all! I mean, how fortunate am I to see them prancing around right in front of my window! First was a female […]
Today I saw a sign of autumn and heard it’s sweet song. The Hermit Thrush has several legends but my favorite recalls the elegy that Walt Whitman wrote for Abraham Lincoln, When Lilac’s Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. The Hermit Thush,who has such a beautiful song, was meant to be a symbol of the American voice. Burroughs […]
A few years ago I wrote a book called Don’t let your stars get muddy and other things you need to know to take care of your creative soul. I wrote this book in the middle of the night when I was frustrated with learning computer skills. My soul went under cover once many years […]
When I used to visit my parents in Chattanooga , TN. I always knew where I might spot a bluebird. Walking to that vision was one of the first things I would do after I arrived there. Sometimes I would get to the point where I knew I could spot them and they wouldn’t be […]
Friday I painted this yellow warbler and three days later(today) I saw one out of the blue. How unlikely is this? We think of something or someone and there they are. It often happens with people but rarely does it happen so easily with something as elusive as a bird.