Artsy Fartsy Stuff

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Random Notes From My Files

There are sticky notes everywhere, and I can’t see the monitor anymore. I’m trying to clean out all my notes, so this post is very eclectic. Consider this a post of my “post-it” notes. It’s just random bits and pieces of things that amused me, but then I’m easily amused. For those of you who…

A Tapestry of Rich And Royal Hue

One of the wonderful things about traveling to schools to tell stories is that I get to meet librarians. If you are insatiably curious, librarians are wonderful people to know. They can find out things that most of us have no clue even exist. The saddest thing about my job is that I see each…

Collage: Art on the Cutting Edge

I entered the now defunct restaurant/gift shop in Turkey, Texas. In a small town like Turkey, I wasn’t expecting much out of the place. I found the proprietor/waitress/chef meticulously snipping and clipping pictures from a Better Homes & Gardens magazine. I asked what she was doing, and she smiled a Cheshire cat grin. “Oh,” she…