Category Archives: Printmaking

Bloganuary 27: What language do you wish you could speak? And The Shoah (Holocaust)


To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Senior Imam Qari Asim came together and wrote a special prayer intended to be used by people of any faith at their Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 25: What is a song or poem that speaks to you and why?


Jaroussky: I don’t like to discuss my personal life. I feel in classical music, you don’t have to speak about that. I’m working so that my work speaks for itself, like the divine voice of Philippe Jaroussky.

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 21: Who is your favorite author and why?


“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” ― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility The origins of the Comedy of Manners writing genre into which Austen’s works fall (in my opinion) date to the … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 19: What color describes your personality and why?


” … an opal changes its colors and its fire to match the nature of a day, so do I.” – John Steinbeck Of all Jung’s Archetypes, I identify most strongly with the Explorer. Explorers have to be chameleons – … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 18: What’s your favorite meal to cook and/or eat?


“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller The Last Supper consisted of bread and wine. Jesus of Nazareth transformed these two simple ingredients into his body and his blood … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 17: Describe the happiest day of your life


Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Yes, there has been a day that, to date, marks the happiest day of my life. In line with the quote, … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 16: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell?


“Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years. Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.” –  Diane Ackerman Yes, … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 12: What chore do you find the most challenging to do? (Or, Walden: or, Life in the Woods)


“I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 9: What is the Most Memorable Gift You’ve Ever Received?


Sense and Sensibility (and I don’t mean the book).

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Bloganuary 3: My Earliest Memory


Today’s bloganuary prompt asks me to write about my earliest memory. I’m a day behind, truth be told. This was yesterday’s prompt. Personal stuff. My earliest memory dates to just before my first birthday. And I know it’s not supposed … Continue reading

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