Everyday Wonder: The Eyes of Claude Monet

“Roses are red, violets are blue.” This simple adage described most art for centuries. It was a basic philosophy for painters ever since prehistoric people sketched animals on cave walls. A Neanderthal would color a bull ochre. A landscape artist would paint a rose red. A still life painter would paint an apple yellow. A Read more about Everyday Wonder: The Eyes of Claude Monet[…]

Being Patient is Hard Work

I watch my granddaughter vibrating, and I remember when I used to do the same thing. Rose is six years old, and she’s finally entered December, the month of Christmas. Though she’s still weeks away, her eagerness for Christmas morning is nearly all-consuming; excitement pulses and throbs in every molecule of her little cells. This Read more about Being Patient is Hard Work[…]