Barefoot Ramble

As sorry as I always am to see Summer slipping away, I must admit that early Autumn is a spectacular time of year. The days are warm now, rather than hot, and growing shorter. This starts the cooling of the waters, and these signals tell almost everything in Nature to move or shift tactics. It’s migration time for many, time to beat tail for those faraway winter quarters. Continue reading “Barefoot Ramble”

On Talent

“Wow, you’ve got talent!”… I’m closing in on my first year of serious painting and I’ve heard that a few times. It’s meant as a compliment and that is how I take it, and am grateful for the kind assessment. Hey, at this early stage of my development I’m just happy that people take the time to look at my efforts.

But, there is an aspect of “talent” that I am uncomfortable with. Continue reading “On Talent”