There’s something about this painting

There’s something about this painting that makes it my favorite one out of all of the paintings on display at the Art Institute of Chicago. Entitled “Houses of Parliament,” it is by the great Impressionist painter, Claude Monet. While less famous than his series of water lilies or haystacks, this work never fails to captureContinue reading “There’s something about this painting”

Rainy days are better days

“Rainy days are better days for hanging out inside.” That’s a line from a John Denver song (“Cool An’ Green An’ Shady”) that came to me this morning as I drank my coffee and looked out on a somewhat dark, dreary, and definitely rainy day. The gutters have yet to be cleaned from the winter.Continue reading “Rainy days are better days”

So, what’s next?

After a low key debut a day ago for this latest blog effort, what’s next? Many different thoughts are jumbled together in my head at the moment, and because of COVID-19, each day seems to blend into the next one without a whole lot of variation. I’m thinking, for example, of how my living roomContinue reading “So, what’s next?”