Monthly Archives: February 2013

What’s in a name

This week I decided to give my students a new twist on making an abstract painting. First, I had them write their name on paper in paint. Then tear the paper into several pieces, glue the pieces onto another piece … Continue reading

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How to repair a pothole

IMG_2903, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. “Always make new mistakes.”

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The moon on ice

Full moon over the lake, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Did you ever try to brush your teeth with your non-dominant hand? Try it! It’s hard! (Unless of course you are ambidextrous.) Actually, it is a good idea to try it. … Continue reading

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Details: getting them in a line

P1040252, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. A little bit ago, a friend suggested I start teaching in my house. I had been looking around at various places, but couldn’t find anything suitable. I thought I could move some furniture in my … Continue reading

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I’d rather be painting

The Indigo Girls were on “Q” the other day. They’ve been making music together for more than twenty-five years. In that business, apparently that’s a long time for a group to stay together. I guess because I work alone, that … Continue reading

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When

Snow in February, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. We’ve had a lot of snow in Eastern Canada recently. Enough to make the roads narrow, parking difficult, driving at times hazardous, and walking often becomes work. Snowdrifts around my house are up … Continue reading

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