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About Art for Housewives

I want to make my life photogenic!

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Pruning…once again

We are busy trimming our bougainvillea so that its energy will move forward and, with time, wrap itself around our terrace. I have created a little window so that I can watch as my neighbor’s apricot tree makes its fruit that … Continue reading

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The Burden of Beauty

Frederic Leighton was an English artist who followed his own shadow looking for a direction to go in. Maybe it was because he was still very young but I had a feeling it was because he was ambiguous within.  In … Continue reading

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Freud’s Cat

Nothing can be more overwhelming for self-image and self-esteem  than a lousy love life—something I quickly learned after an abrupt break up. Unhappiness is very destructive and I began developing a series of quirks and tics  For example, I draped … Continue reading

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Pillow Books and Lingering Lists

My mother had a knack for collecting unusual acquaintances. One such acquaintances was an English Lord who’d fallen madly in love with her while in Texas buying mustangs for his stables. Bertie, as she called him, insisted that we visit … Continue reading

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Nick Cave’s Weather Diaries

It was our first night together in the big room with a little bed on via Garibaldi.  Nick Cave and the Seeds provided the background music.  Hugh found it all so poetic but, to tell the truth, Nick kinda unsettles … Continue reading

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Eudora Welty (1909-2001)

Even though the fan was going full blast, I was suffocating.  It was a night in June of 1963 and I was in Jackson visiting my friend Eudora.  There’d been much tension in town due to the demonstrations. Nerves were … Continue reading

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