Choosing Margin

Picture this scene… You’re driving home from work and you cruise into your neighborhood.  Once you turn the corner and pull onto your street, you see half a dozen teenagers riding bikes, rip sticks and skateboards.  They’re talking and enjoying some downtime after school.  As you turn right into your driveway, you spy Mr. and … More Choosing Margin

Pouring Paint

  Last spring, while browsing through a craft store, I saw an end cap display on paint pouring.  The display highlighted a nifty scene of marbleized paint swirled and set firmly onto a canvas.  When I touched the canvas, the paint felt hard like plastic.  The color combinations were so vivid and attractive; the finished … More Pouring Paint

Chalktober Fest in Focus

This was our third year attending the Marietta Chalktober Fest.  Happening in mid-October, on the streets and sidewalks of our local square, Chalktober Fest is art in action.  Ninety-five artists travel here from across the United States to create, in just two days, fabulous chalk pastel scenes on the actual streets of Marietta, Georgia.  Children, … More Chalktober Fest in Focus

The Tree Fairy

  They found her in the fairy ring.  She was lying on her back, her body shrouded in soft dappled light, her head propped on a backpack.   She’d been there all night.  Her parents, when they found her, were only comforted by the fact that she was far from any busy street.  They had worried … More The Tree Fairy