I remember the day that I first read Robert Frost's Mending Wall. That was when I first realized that fences have at least two purposes: they can either keep critters inside a fenced area, or they might serve to keep critters outside a fenced area. Ozarks...

In mid-September, I launched an adult art class for some ladies in my new town of Harrison, Arkansas. At the beginning of their third month of classes, I already see that all of my students have flourished. This morning, one of my students posted her...

I believe that many years ago I read the words: “Trees are Rooted Men.” On the other hand, I may have simply imagined that quote. Regardless, I often see the human form within the structure of a tree, and in many of my supposedly simple...

When drawing or painting pumpkins, the first and most important thing to consider is that every pumpkin is different and that none of them are perfect. The stems are almost twisted and contorted and almost every pumpkin has blemishes, scars, and warts, and the ridges do...

Jacki Kellum is Announcing Her First Ever The Earth Laugh in Flowers Contest "The earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Everyone Who Can Take Decent Photos Is Invited to Participate This Contest Is For ANYONE - Not Just for Pros! No Fees! I want to emphasize that this is a...