Often announcements are made by saying “Without further ado”, but let’s get right to it without any ado:
Thank you to those who entered my giveaway contest for a free one-year subscription to Mixed Media Art Magazine. Out of everyone who typed “MM” into the comments section, it’s now time to put your names in a hat and choose one of you at random. And the winner is…drum roll… Continue reading
Thomas Jefferson, after his time abroad as the American Ambassador to France, once said “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.”
Couldn’t have said it better myself if I tried. Just when you start slipping into dozy complacency about the treasures all around, a new discovery flashes in your path that rekindles the spark of wonderment you felt in your belly (in your soul?) on your first day in Paris.
It’s a reminder of historical accomplishments and at the same time an enticing invitation to unlock that latent genius that we all secretly hope lies within us. If by nothing else than simple osmosis, being surrounded by inspired objects makes inspiration seem that much more attainable. And that, for me, is when Paris is at its best.
I haven’t posted for a while, and I’m finding it hard to get going again, so in the spirit of spring cleaning I’m just going to dump out what’s been going on lately. And if you make it to the end there’s a free giveaway contest. :) Continue reading