Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mr. Roth according to Mr. Roth

IMG_3821, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. A few days ago, I went over to my friend, Danuta’s, to watch a documentary on Philip Roth. She had taped it, knowing how much I like his writings. She had also given me his … Continue reading

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It’s going to rain tonight

IMG_3846, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. All will be a skating rink.

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Merry Merry

P1040564, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. It’s been snowing gently for about eighteen hours and it doesn’t look like it wants to stop! A gift for those who want a white Christmas. For me, I’d love some clear, not icy roads, … Continue reading

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Why not visit Santa!

PC071131, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. This, so far, has been the best part of the holiday season: Lila visiting Santa! Her vet had a Christmas party for the animals. We even came away with a loot bag full of doggie … Continue reading

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Ten years!

P1040579, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Today is the tenth year anniversary of my blog. I started writing here ten years ago. Imagine that! It was a different world back then, and definitely a different internet experience. None of my friends … Continue reading

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What is abstract

P1040481, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. In my class last week, one of my students asked an interesting question: in an abstract painting, how important is it for there to be no recognizable images. My first thought was the expression “beauty … Continue reading

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Painting news

IMG_3802, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. It’s been quiet on the painting front for about a week. At least, until today. I finally had photos taken so, after a big push over several weeks to finish up enough strong work for … Continue reading

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