Observed at the Got To Be NC Festival.
When I fly I am perfectly happy spending the entire time marveling at the beauty.
… means that when you find a ridiculously low airfare and you happen to have friends who are sweet enough […]
Spotlight on the artist Andra Kowch. A review of her work, Sojourn.
I’ve had the great pleasure of teaching in Grand Rapids this week. Truly a beautiful city with a lot […]
During this road trip I spent time, as I always do in this landscape, gazing in wonder at the beauty […]
I know most people hate air travel. It isn’t like it used to be for sure. My mother in law […]
photo essay, art from the Smithsonian Museums and grounds.
photographic essay on Washington DC architecture by Lyric Kinard
This is the coldest spring I can remember here in North Carolina. It hasn’t kept us from appreciating the beauty […]
Die Milche-Strasse (The Milky Way) Pencil on a cropped map of the English Lakes – specifically Lake Windermere. Pencil on […]
For your inspiration: paper art by Jennifer Collier
It was a very rainy day. So instead of exploring the outdoors at my teaching destination I thought I’d stop […]
SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) has a fundraising auction each year. Here are some of my favorites.
This past weekend I had the great good pleasure of spending time with my best friend. It was the […]
I hadn’t seen this before I moved to the South so I thought I’d share it with you even though […]
My trip to Charleston, SC started almost immediately with a truly fabulous tour given by the incomparable Mr. Al Miller. […]
As I mentioned in my last post, Charleston, SC is a beautiful city with an amazing amount of history and […]
A couple of weeks ago I had the great good pleasure of visiting Charleston, SC to film with Ricky Tims […]
Snow. We simply don’t get much of it here. That’s a good thing. When we do get snow – we […]
The street poles in our charming little downtown (Cary, NC) have been yarn bombed. Love it! (They did it with […]
There were too many gorgeous pictures not to share more. The Chihully Glass Museum in Seattle is, well…. amazing.
If you are ever in Seattle DO NOT MISS Chihully Garden and Glass (right by the Space Needle)
There is a little cafe in Seattle next to the Chihully museum called “Collections.” From what I understand it houses […]
Recently I was lucky enough to be teaching in the Seattle area and had a little bit of free time […]
I spent an absolutely lovely weekend with my sister in Chicago. (all of these were taken on my iPhone with […]
I had my horn in to “the guy” who does the best brass work in the area. His shop happens […]
Seagrove is a beautiful rural town, right in the middle of North Carolina. It’s half way between Charlotte and Raleigh, out […]
Living, as I do, in the land of “if you don’t mow or pave there’s a tree” I treasure long […]
On a recent trip to Philadelphia we did a little time travel…. My brother and daughter…. (messing around with the […]
Verbisina (and a little time with Paint Shop Pro’s kaleidoscope feature)
I spent a week with the family in Philadelphia over the 4th of July. A city where old meets new […]
Near Seattle, WA The roar – the volume of water – the spray – it was powerfully and overwhelmingly beautiful! […]
Kalmia Latifolia (mountain laurel) by Lyric Kinard happy feet by Lyric Kinard Rhododendron by Lyric Kinard Waterfalls and Peace by […]
Furrows in the Sky by Lyric Kinard Progressive Rhythm by Lyric Kinard Glory in the Sky by Lyric Kinard And […]
All this glory… in the short walk to the bus stop each morning. Photos taken on my iPhone and punched […]
Pansies by Lyric Kinard Hydrangea by Lyric Kinard Daffodils by Lyric Kinard
I can be in the most beautiful place – with gorgeous clouds and all the ocean to view… Hilton Head […]
but first … go check out the goodies I’m offering in conjunction with Virginia Spiegel’s fundraiser for the American Cancer […]
Last Saturday I got to do something I’ve wanted to do for ages – go sailing. What I didn’t […]
In honor of Steve Jobs. Vinyl sticker on Etsy Print by JoyStClaire on Etsy cupcakes by hello my sweet at Etsy Apple cozy by BesoDelSol at […]
Today Carla Sonheim kicks off ARTSPARK’s Hot! Hot! Hot! Summer Giveaway with a copy of “Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists” and […]
Eco Frog by Ballet Art on Etsy Bullfrog ACEO by Atomboys on Etsy photo by Lyric Kinard Hopalong Galahad […]
Summer Wonder Salad 3 cups watermelon 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup feta cheese 2 Tbsp […]
All photos taken with my iphone Processed with the Hipstamatic app
Mom and I took a walk in Raleigh’s Historic Oakwood district last week.
Which is exactly what I said when we passed this place – GOTTA pull over! We only had a few […]
More heart stopping little chests full of small drawers, and lovely, odd, compositions.
The sign on the front said “art gallery.” I wish I’d had time to go in.
San Xavier del Bac Tucson, Arizona Ceiling detail, crossing lower walls – nave
I love this desert. I can’t help but thinking that perhaps Dr. Seuss might have loved it too. Still. I […]