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The Artsy Nature

Looking. Winter.

In all my years growing up and as an adult in Florida, I longed for cold winters.  I dreamed of snowy days and cozy nights, only getting small doses on quick trips North.  Since traveling through the West and…

Sunset over Richmond Beach
This Artsy Life

Sunsetting.

I’ve never been an early riser.  So catching the sun rise over the Atlantic when I lived in Florida didn’t happen often.  But being on the West Coast, sunsets have become my happy place.  At least three evenings a…

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VENTERS series

Finding Venters. Inspiration.

It seems like one coast or another has always been a part of my life.  Growing up in Florida, I spent a lot of Saturdays collecting seashells with my mom on white sand beaches.  Then five years ago, Mr.…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. Yellowstone Prismatics.

Endless inspiration.  That’s how I feel about Yellowstone’s prismatic pools.  I could paint them forever. These deep steaming springs draw millions of people to Yellowstone each year and with good reason.  Their boiling temperatures create magical steam, rising above…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. The Redwoods.

I like my trees tall.  Really really tall.  During the year we spent among the Redwoods in Humboldt County, California I was in tree heaven. Of course, the beaches of the Northern California coast are a sight to behold–…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. Glacier.

Every place that inspired the LATITUDE series has special meaning for me.  But there is one that stands out among the rest.  GLACIER. I knew long before setting eyes on Glacier National Park that it was a place close to…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. The Grand Tetons.

Sometimes the love we discover for a place comes unexpectedly.  We had visited Grand Teton National Park for a few hours on our way from Yellowstone to Jackson one summer morning a few years ago.  While I thought it…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

#latitudefound on Instagram!

This weekend, we found a bit of latitude in Oregon’s Applegate Valley and I want to know where YOU are finding LATITUDE! If you’re on Instagram, use the tag #latitudefound to share photos of the places where you’ve found…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. Yosemite.

Back when we spent a year on the Northern California coast, one thing ( besides snow in winter ) we found ourselves really missing– big mountains.  The coastal mountains have their own drama and magnificence but we really missed…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. The Olympics.

When lamenting my delay in beginning to paint seriously again, an artist friend told me–  you needed time to fill up.  Looking back on the experiences of the last five years, I realized how very right she was.  Florida has its…