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The Creative Life. Flow as a path to Joy

Zum Sehen geborn Zum Schauen bestellt “Born to see, my task is to watch” – Goethe’s Faust II The phrase “vulgar tinsel” tickled me so much that I just must post these pages from the mesmerizing book Creativity, Flow and

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Art: A Landscape of Pleasure

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust This post was originally posted on November 25, 2009. This week I am posting some of the essays that I think

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Art: A Landscape of Pleasure

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust At this moment I am pleasurably enveloped in an ivory colored satin quilt in my own room with a view, at

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Food as Art!

Charleston, SC, is food heaven, fresh and local, all wrapped up with history and ambiance.

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Welcome to my blog about the Lowcountry of South Carolina, a place proud with beauty, history and art. Sometimes we feel a call, to be, to go, to do. I was called to be an artist, and as an old midwife from Alabama said, “If the good Lord wants you to do something, you won’t have no good luck until you do it.”

So here I am writing about what I know, about the 'under glimmer' as the poet Basho, says, the way I have learned to see, to notice. I am inspired by, and talking about the history and art and culture of this place that has called me to herself. By the ancestors.

My background includes a degree in fine arts from a small private college in Florida, and before that, four years of all girls' boarding school in Asheville. I worked as a professional photographer, helped my children grow up, and now and I love seasoned things, good food, better conversation, beauty, my beloved and beautiful Italian Greyhound, Beau. Moved by the sacred places and stories of this beautiful historic land called the Lowcountry, I am here in spirit and I hope to infect you with my love of this place.

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