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Seen. Cesar Biojo.

Some people look at us and see what they want to see.  Others look and see exactly who we are, loving and accepting us without reserve.  These paintings by Cesar Biojo with their obscured faces remind me of  the…

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Waning. Patrick Puckett.

The days are slowly growing shorter.  Kids are going back to school, the lush green of summer has begun to fade.  The transition from summer’s ease into the bounty of Fall is here. The paintings of Austin artist Patrick…

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Verge. Grazyna Smalej.

It can be strange the way we can move so effortlessly between worlds, blending seamlessly from work to home, city to country.  In these paintings by Polish artist Grazyna Smalej, small figures seem to slip in and out of…

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Blues. Marta Penter.

Philo said, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”  We all have our pain and struggles that we carry around with us.  But some of us are better than others at hiding our battle scars.…

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Humanity. Heidi Draley McFall.

I see it every day among my friends and family on social media.  Division.  Us vs. them.  Outright hatred. It is so disheartening to see such vitriol leveled against people we don’t even know.  It all seems so pointless.…

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Chicness. Ryan Jones.

Once upon a time, I was one of those girls.  Saturdays were for shopping.  Fashion magazines were poured over.  Hours were spent pursuing just the right pair of shoes.  Rinse and repeat.  For years.  Now don’t get me wrong,…

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Temporal. Bill Armstrong.

This is my first blog post since my mom left this earth.  It has been seventeen days.  We were lucky in that we had time to prepare, time to say goodbye, but it still doesn’t seem real.  I can…

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Colors. James Rieck.

Beauty is often found in its purest form– a hidden waterfall, the smiling face of a child, the soft wrinkles of a grandmother’s hand.  But other times, perfection is manufactured and beauty hides a darker truth.  In his ColorSafe…

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Wrinkles. Elizabeth Chapin.

Aging is not for the faint of heart.  Now that I’m truly and well into my, ahem, forties(!!), I know this to be true.  Metabolism is no longer my friend and each day seems to bring a new grey…

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Carefree. Charlotte Evans.

With the advent of Memorial Day last week, full blown summer is just around the corner.  It seems like we never outgrow that old “schools out” feeling of the summer months!  We want to linger a little longer, explore, leave…