Category Archives: Christmas

What IS Art?

The Artist This has been a very revealing week for me. Earlier, while reading posts to the Portrait Painters LinkedIn site, I found out some artists trace their work, then paint. I suppose it’s okay as long as the client … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Christmas and Scoring Big in 2014

Do you remember the day-after-Christmas as a child? It can be a big let down. As a child I probably got everything on my list. I didn’t want anything more, yet the let-down feeling was there. Why? Looking back, it … Continue reading

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What is Christmas Anyway?

  What is Christmas Anyway?   I remember teaching from a Christmas favorites book and my piano student asked me why do we celebrate Christmas. So I told him that it is a day to remember the birth of Jesus. … Continue reading

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What are your (cherished) Christmas Memories?

This little exercise helps if you had an older brother. One good reason – he’d come up with the most ingenious ideas that a younger sister would never even voice. Better yet, he would get get the blame. In fact, … Continue reading

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