My offerings for Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week Challenge. Click on the image to enlarge and read description.
Photos by ARHuelsenbeck
Thanks to Kathy Temean for this article telling how Shannon Hitchcock became a storyteller, and how her book, Ruby Lee and Me, came to be published.
Author Shannon Hitchcock has agreed to Giveaway a copy of her new book RUBY AND ME. She sent me a copy and I can’t wait to read it. I’ll tell you about it when I announce the winner.
All you have to do to get in the running is to leave a comment. Reblog, tweet, or talk about it on Facebook with a link and you will get additional chances to win. Just let me know the other things you did to share the good news, so I can put in the right amount of tickets in my basket for you. Check back to discover the winner.
Everything’s changing for Sarah Beth Willis. After Robin’s tragic accident, everyone seems different somehow. Days on the farm aren’t the same, and the simple fun of riding a bike or playing outside can be scary. And there’s talk in town about…
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Fourteen more articles to start your Friday creative streak:
A new year, a new set of aspirations. Join me in setting goals for your creative pursuits in 2017. This year I’m trying to schedule when I’m going to work on each goal. Some of these goals are simply continuing things I’m already doing. These are my intentions:
I will continue to:
Now it’s your turn. Take the ARHtistic License Creative Goals Challenge:
2017 photo from creativity103.com.
Twelve articles to make lightbulbs shine above your head.
I never thought about watching classic foreign films for the music. If you’re a Prokofiev fan, you might enjoy this article, as I did. Thanks to Rich Brown of Good Music Speaks.
I have three DVDs sitting on my desk waiting for me to have time for a Russian film festival. I’m not sure if this will happen over one long afternoon, or over three separate nights. I stumbled upon these films because the music for each, was composed by some of my favorite Russian composers. Being a composer, or artist of any sort, in Stalinist Russia was an absolute nightmare. More accurately, being a human being in Stalinist Russia was an absolute nightmare, and being a composer was no exception. There was no such thing as due process under the law, nor freedom of speech, nor so many of the things I take for granted as a citizen of a free country. There were several “purges” over the time Stalin was in power, whereby people who showed opposition to the Party, or some undesirable trait, were rounded up and imprisoned or…
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This article first appeared on Doing Life Together.
Many years ago, I bought a couple of horns at the craft store and dolled them up with ribbons and jingle bells and floral picks. I reasoned they would be perfect for a musician’s home.
I love looking at Christmas decorations. I think they reflect the people who put them up. Sometimes I wonder what those people are really like.
Here are some Christmas wreaths I found on Pinterest recently. I’ve linked them back to their original articles. Sometimes directions are included–hey, there’s still time to make some these!
Do you have a wreath displayed at your house? Why did you choose that particular wreath? Share with us in the comments.