Monthly Archives: October 2015

October Offerings – Part XX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

A Poem for Today “Gathering Leaves,” By Robert Frost Spades take up leaves No better than spoons, And bags full of leaves Are light as balloons. I make a great noise Of rustling all day Like rabbit and deer Running … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XIX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

“Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” ― Dodie Smith “October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

A Poem for Today “Now that You Too Must Shortly Go,” By Eleanor Farjeon Now that you too must shortly go the way Which in these bloodshot years uncounted men Have gone in vanishing armies day by day, And in … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

A Poem for Today “October,” By Robert Frost O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of VII: Deborah Barton Deborah Barton earned a BFA from Wingate University in 2003. “Every man makes a god of his own desire.” – Virgil, Roman poet and author of “The Aeneid,” who was born … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XIV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Rachel Collins According to one writer, “Rachel Collins considers herself a realistic painter of nature’s abstract form. Although she grew up in a home in New York State where her mother taught oil … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Allan Hall In the words of one writer, “Working from a detailed pencil sketch, Allan Hall uses oil paints against a linen canvas or masonite board to develop his three-dimensional images of vibrant … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Iva Morris In the words of one writer, “New Mexico artist Iva Morris has been making art for over twenty years. After receiving her BA in Art Education at the University of New … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part XI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Steve Smulka According to one writer, “Born in Detroit, Steve Smulka moved to New York City at age 18 to attend The School of Visual Arts. While majoring in fine art he studied … Continue reading

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October Offerings – Part X: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Lee Bogle According to one writer, “Lee Bogle can’t remember when he wasn’t an artist. Drawing, painting, and picturing life are among his earliest memories and have always been more than a pastime. … Continue reading

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