Thanksgiving Fun with Family

The girls were out of school for the entire week of Thanksgiving. They spent from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon with Gigi and Papa. We had so much fun. We made Christmas gifts–paintings, flour and salt ornaments, glittery pine cones, boxes, and more. Our ornaments turned out kind of puffy. The dough was dry so we added more water. The dough was too wet so … Continue reading Thanksgiving Fun with Family

A Special Birthday Rainbow

Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour. With such people the grey head is but the impression of the old fellow’s hand in giving … Continue reading A Special Birthday Rainbow

An artist’s own style

Five-year-old Breezy and I spent Sunday afternoon at Bubbles & Brushes, a children’s art studio, painting together. It’s one of those places where you pay an hourly fee for use of the studio, and you get access to the paint, glue, glitter, brushes, scissors, little stuff to glue on one’s artwork, and then you pay extra fees for canvases, plates, pumpkins, etc.  We’ve been there many times.  I … Continue reading An artist’s own style