Having recently relocated to the gorgeous Ozark Mountains, my early New Year's Resolution is to visit every one of the breathtaking views that are in reasonably close proximity to my new home and then to paint them. I have discovered, however, that getting close enough to...

Something interesting happened this past week. I allowed myself to put a painting in an art show that I didn't believe that anyone would like, and I was stunned when it was one of the first paintings to sell. After the sale, I remarked to...

William Shakespeare said: "What’s in a name?  that which we call a rose  By any other name would smell as sweet…" Shakespeare Well, that might have been true when Shakespeare was alive–before the age of the World Wide Web--but at this time, the names that we give things...