Carpe Diem

Debrajanes mur de plaques inspired me to blog about this gallery wall in my house.  It's got a bit of a garden theme to it.  I love how it turned out. It started with the needlepoint picture of geraniums that my mother did.  We moved her out to California to live with her sisters a year ago. … Continue reading Carpe Diem

Festival of Art

One of the many things that I love about spring and early summer are the festivals and events hosted outdoors.  In Oklahoma, late April and May, there are many festivals, marathons, and other events sponsored each weekend.  These events are a sign of the season and they each provide culture for our community.  This weekend, … Continue reading Festival of Art

Mar de Plaques

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I have this wall in the breakfast area, that had nothing on it. I have spent the last year contemplating what to put there. Our last house we lived in for almost 26 years. It seemed like it gradually got cluttered, and it wasn’t until I was de-cluttering for the selling process that I realized … Continue reading mur de plaques


Happy May Day

  HAPPY MAY DAY! Many of you may think what the Heck? Don’t you mean happy May? Because today is May first. No, I mean Happy May Day! Ever since I was a little girl, "May Day" has been, perhaps, a delightfully silly, but very special “holiday” to me. A slightly old fashioned Northern Tradition. … Continue reading Happy May Day