Ten years ago an amazing opportunity and honor was bestowed upon me! I was invited to the White House for a function honoring artists from all over the United States. Let me begin from the start of this journey. In July of 2008, I received a call from my NC congressman, Mike Mcintyre, informing me…Read more »
Thankful for the age of innocence….
Every year we think of the things we are thankful for on thanksgiving. We give thanks for the obvious, family, friends, our home. On thanksgiving we really thank God for the things that really matter to us. This year I’m most thankful for two little things… these two above. I’m thankful for the innocence and…Read more »
From cropping tobacco to the call of Duty
My mom grew up an only child in Barnesville NC And my dad five miles down the road in MariettA NC. These towns were and still are farming communities of mostly cotton and tobacco. Most families had small farms and the children of farmers worked in the fields as well. The community was close knit…Read more »
This blog is too good not to share. Enjoy! Gratitude (From the Heart of a Teen).
Gratitude (From the Heart of a Teen) https://mychaoticbrain.com/2018/11/05/gratitude-heart-teen/ — Read on mychaoticbrain.com/2018/11/05/gratitude-heart-teen/
I have some paintings that I will never sell. This is one. With the time change now, we are more aware of the dance of the moon. I have many skylights in my home. I get to see the dance of the moon as it circles around my house at night thru the vast amount…Read more »
When the trick involves needles
When my kids were young my husband would rig up his John Deere lawn mower and a trailer and we would pick up our best friends and their kids and enjoy a night of fun in the neighborhood. I always fixed sloppy joes on Halloween night because that’s what I remember eating on Halloween when…Read more »
The Late Bloomers
J I have such a hard time saying goodbye to summer.. so my flowers decided to give me one last fragrant send off before November and much colder weather arrives. My zinnias are hanging in there and my gardenias are thriving! I love the fact that Fall still gives us warm afternoons, but chilly nights.…Read more »
The strength within my daughter
This will be my hardest most challenging blog yet. I have wanted to write it for a while, but I wanted to give it much thought and attention. As in any form of art or creative expression, your most endearing and personal loves or relationships are the hardest to express because you want them to…Read more »
I’ll just throw some steak on the Barbie
We usually have always had a gas grill, but it just finally gave up and died. We went to purchase a new gas grill and decided to go old school with a Weber charcoal grill. Remember those days of summer when, as a kid, you played all day, got a bit sunburned, had a fabulous…Read more »