Sunday, April 06, 2014


          together, like a page

A is for April. Air. Art. Apple. Anticipatory. Anxiety. Aggressive. Abalone. Affect. Aphrasia.

All those things and more. But now, it is about art. Contemplating art. Producing Art. Sharing Art. Going to see art. Contemplate. Rinse. And. Repeat. 

The above is my contribution to the Women's Circle Traveling Journal. An amazing undertaking of a blog pal  and a bunch of her artistic pals. I am awed to be in their company. I can hardly wait to see the finished journal. 


Additonally, the manada journey prompts continue to dance in my head. And at some point in these days of April they shall dance unto the page. 'Tis the plan, anyway. 

At last, there is seeing art. I haven't made time for going out to see art in a long, long time. The reasons are as plentiful as the opportunities missed and are not germane to the conversation. Point is, I'm thinking and planning. And even inviting. My cousin accepted my invite to the Hyde Park Art Center next weekend but has since cancelled. 



 . . . try. 

Art is in the April air in any case. 


  1. I have come to the conclusion that, at least for now, what I should be concentrating on is art.

    I'm going to be doing that. Not writing. Just art.

    I'm glad you're having such a cool time with it. Very fun.

    1. I am. One of the challenges has been creating a space, physically and otherwise. Still working all that out, but it is fun to have a-r-t thoughts rather consistently.

      I'm looking forward to see more of your art.

  2. I have a terrible confession to make. I have no real interest in art work. I have no talent for drawing or painting or anything and am not clever at crafts. My wife adores Picasso and Rembrandt and Van Gogh and I go with her to all her museums and am ashamed to say that I can stand with her in front of a beautiful piece of art and feel almost nothing while she stands weeping next to me.

    1. Your talents and passions lie in other areas. It isn't such a major tragedy. You go with her, support her passions. That is priceless.

  3. I grew up near New York City and was blessed to be able enjoy amazing art. Except for some of the weird modern art, I have always been in awe of people who could create such beauty and/or inspire such feeling.

    I am in awe of you. So happy you are in the mood to create. Again.

    1. due to my physical space and other factors, there are limitations, but I'll work with what I have. It shall be fun getting wet, so to speak. Again. :-)

      Thank you.

  4. Abalone?

    I love the pieces you have shared here, D. I love the outlet that art provides and the insights. Good for you for making it more of a priority.

    1. Abalone? Yes, apropros of nothing in particular. :-)

      I appreciate your kind words, e. I have tried to dibble and dabble over the past few years but last year...well, new year, new day.

      I have a list of disciplines to hone over the next days, weeks, months. :-)

  5. Art is in the air. This is wonderful, D.


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