The Art of Surrealism
Surrealism is an avant-garde cultural movement that explores the irrational and unconscious mind. In the aftermath of World War 1, this movement emerged in Europe in both literature and visual arts. Bizarre, jarring paintings emerged depicting logic-defying scenes, sometimes done very precisely, almost photo-realistic. “Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not […]
Countdown To Fall
You may not believe it, but there's only 2 weeks left until Fall officially arrives! Sometimes I wonder where the summer went, but when I think back on all the great new memories created this year, I'm okay with saying goodbye for now and moving forward to the coziest part of the year. So, whether you really want to ...
Another snow storm hit the Southern US yesterday. It's unusual for the lower elevation urban areas of The South to get snow. Typical in the mountains, of course! As I look out the window at the winter wonderland I see before me, I can't help but be inspired to drink hot tea and be inspired by ...
Keep Calm & Carry On
Have you ever had one of those maddening days where nothing at all goes your way? Everything is slightly off or wrong somehow? Hurdles arise frequently? Challenges around every corner? Yesterday was one of those days for me, unfortunately. I guess is hasn't happened in a while, so I'm grateful for that. But when it happens, it throws me for a loop. The solution? Deep breaths and stay strong, don't let yourself get ...