Yesterday I had a rendez-vous at the German Generalkonsulat which is located across town from us in the 16th arrondissement. Two metro rides and a short hike later we were thoroughly security-checked and relieved of our cell phones, before sitting down to conduct business through a plate glass window. Everything was very well organized – […]Read more "A Bamboo Cloud in Paris"
The other day we, my Houston Cousin and I undertook an excursion to Chappell Hill, Texas, to visit with her close friend the ceramic artist and painter Ruth Wilson. The three of us then headed over to the neighboring town for lunch at the historic Ant Street Inn in Brenham, Washington County, the birthplace of […]Read more "Brenham w/o Ice Cream"
Compelled by a conjugation of celestial events with personal occasions I shall muse on a more intimate level today than is habitual for me. As you no doubt noticed, Christmas was illuminated by a full moon this year, which last happened in 1977. Let’s have a look back at that Christmas Day thirty-eight years ago. […]Read more "Our Anniversary Moon"
I have loved the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe for a long time. While we lived in Chicago I was a member of the Art Institute and I dropped in several times a week to sit in front of my favorite, The Black Place. Another one of her paintings exhibited at the Art Institute was more of […]Read more "Sky above Clouds – my version"