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Picture of cobalt blue bottle tree representing peace and hope in my life.

Blue Bottle Tree

Years ago, when I was a little girl, my grandmother had a cobalt blue vase that held magic. I would lie on the floor with the vase over my face, watching the world through a cobalt blue filter. It still

Picture of sculpture of tree with Larry and Nancy carved in a heart, a cabin, pine trees and pine cones, and an axe with the name Kelly embedded in a stump. By Jim Davis

A metalwork artist indeed

A few days ago I talked about my father’s discovery of his artistic and creative talents. Here is a gallery of some of his recent metalwork sculptures. As you can probably tell, I’m terribly proud of him. Enjoy!   ***Update***

Picture of steel sculpture of a stylized oak tree, each limb being a different kind of oak leaf.

Just something that happens…

My dad, Jim Davis, is an artist. He is only just now coming to realize this, at age 71. He has spent his life working with his hands, creating what was needed to support his family. I’ve watched him change

Picture of a handpainted birdhouse with the opening enlarged by chewing squirrels.

Our Own Space

My daughter made this birdhouse with her grandfather. The first year it housed a family of sparrows. The next year its purpose changed as a family of squirrels used it for a playground. They chewed it up, made it theirs,

Red Damselfly on a leaf by the river

You were born to do this

I took my daughter to get her driver’s license yesterday. It was a process dominated by waiting parents and their nervously eager teenagers. Most parents, like me, were hanging back watchfully letting their child lead the way. Then I noticed

Art sculpture cobalt blue bottle tree ornament decoration in backyard.

The Blue Bottle Tree

In mere weeks my oldest child leaves home. For many years I have both dreamed about and feared this time. I’m not so much eager for him to go, but I am eager to inherit his bedroom. Like most mothers

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