Category Archives: Art

It’s All About Me, Me, Me…EFFIE

From the time I was in elementary school, I cringed at the sound of my name: EFFIE. No one had that name, except Aunt Effie, my mother’s sister. I was named for her. She’s 101 years old now…and she was named for her … Continue reading

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A Young Christmas Artist

Pablo Picasso once said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” When my granddaughter, Serraya, drew this Christmas picture, I considered it a childish piece of art…until I looked more … Continue reading

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