En plein air

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Happily, (read the story below) we’ve been invited back to art camp this summer. And those of you enrolled in in Circle Christian School can join us. But for artsy Frizzle Chicks around the world, Laura Bird Miller’s blog offers great art...
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Favorite Things: Art and Springs

I’m heading out the door to De Leon Springs with the kids right now. We’re meeting my oldest and dearest friend, one I’ve known since we were little girls. Floating in the springs with her is exactly what my soul needs today. Enjoy this Frizzle Chick story from...
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Love’s Aging Beauty

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle What strikes me as I walk through the Edgar Degas collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the story it tells of age and beauty. And love. It is a progression of sorts. As age increases, beauty may decrease, but tenderness seems to cover a...
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Impressions of Degas

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle I’m still writing the story I want to tell you about last Saturday’s visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. About why the Edgar Degas paintings and sculptures moved me so much. About what I saw in Degas’s art for the first time....
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Haiku Obsessed

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle I am obsessed with haiku. And it seems like everybody else is too.   In early December, my daily listening to NPR was rewarded with this delightful tidbit — haiku had hit the streets of New York City. I smiled as the reporter described the...
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Sistine or Supermarket Chapel

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle My brother-in-law and I have a debate about church. His position is firm. Mine tends to fluctuate.   My brother-in-law is an architect. He first presented his “God-Glorifying Architecture” theory 20 years ago for his senior thesis...
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Pressure to Create

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle I’m feeling pressure to create according to other people’s preferences and personalities. I don’t work for any of these folks. Mainly, they are friends I’ve agreed to help in various ways.   The help I’ve offered is...
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