100 Word Challenge: Colors

I’ve been keeping a bullet journal for more than a year. I’m not particularly artistic. When it comes to drawing and penmanship, my scribbles are nothing like the works of art I see online and dismally try to emulate. That doesn’t keep me from trying. I have supplies… colored pens, colored fine-tip Sharpies, colored pencils, […]

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backlit palm frond

“The more ugly, older, more cantankerous, more ill and poorer I become, the more I try to make amends by making my colors more vibrant, more balanced and beaming.” ~ Vincent van Gogh Since joining the ranks of the 50-somethings, and since I live in an area that is replete with cantankerous Snowbirds during the […]

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Star dust rainbows

red anise flowers

“The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God – if they call God at all. I may not dance your dances or speak your […]

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Orange is the new black

ceramic sun

“Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.” ~ Herman Melville

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Roy G. Biv

multicolor nesting bowls

Roy G. Biv… red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet – that elementary school acronym we learned so we could remember the colors of a rainbow, and their prism sequence. Roy and I have been hanging out the last few days. He’s my crochet muse. I’m making a set of nesting bowls, using some […]

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Because I’m beautiful

October, the harbinger of fall, is more than half over. Fall foliage has reached and maybe passed its peak colors. Bold reds and oranges, bright yellow and purples – the different hues rival any rainbow. Yet… here in Florida, where temps are still summer-ish, and the majority of our trees stay green year-round, we have […]

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