From time to time, likely on a weekly basis, I will be featuring photos, stories, etc. that I hope you will enjoy – nothing too heavy but not necessarily fluff either.
After graduating from the fine arts program in 1986, I decided to take a three month trip to Europe to visit all the museums that held all the paintings I had to study to attain my degree. It was a trip I would relish (more on that later) but this only explains how I arrived … Continue reading How I became a member of the IBBA
You are not meant to get along with every individual on the planet but when you choose your friends you are likely to choose those that see eye to eye with your ideology than not. You do not have that luxury when it comes to family. More often than not they are completely different from … Continue reading The Importance of Family
Once upon a time as a teenager leaving the familial nest; moving myself was easy, as I didn’t own very much to begin with. The longer you live the more you accumulate and if one doesn’t purge on a regular basis you end up with a lot of stuff. Recently, I helped my brother sell … Continue reading Why hire movers when you can do it yourself?
For many years my mother kept a beautiful garden filled with tulips and peonies and roses and poppies and plants and the most beautiful snowball tree I have ever seen. When the scent of the lilacs filled the air you knew it was Spring. When the jack in the pulpit broke ground you knew that … Continue reading Gardens and their importance