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Botanicals in Art

Say you’re in a garden, a palette of greenery, petal colors, everything seems tamed and peaceful.  Yet right next to you a vine pushes upward in loose spirals while a tree limb edges away from the shadow of a neighboring tree.  A basil patch detects hungry ants and sets internal defenses off as rootlets of the fruit tree grope their way around […]

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The Potency of Life Force

Trees in my yard are still piled round with snow from the year’s record snowfalls.   A fruit tree first had snow piled well above where branches spread out from the trunk.  Snow-line above my head.  Then days of wan sun, days of tepid melting, and life force becomes part of the act. Celestial sun melts snow from […]

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Gaea Art

Antaeus is the bloody human-killing giant from Greek mythology, son of Poseidon and Gaea, or of the Seas and the Earth. He was indefatigably strong as long as he remained in contact with the ground (his mother earth), but once lifted into the air he became as weak as other men.           […]

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The Possible Beauty of Warthogs

You’ve heard of the elephant in the room.  This post is about a warthog in the room. Ugly name, off-putting face, ignoble proportions — standing right here on the carpet. Maybe it snorts.  Well this blog’s the room and the warthog — whom many find repellent — is Pinterest. Before you groan and lose interest please question whether your knee just jerked. Keep an open […]

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