10-21-00 Well, the flower bed is basically gone, but here are some pictures that I took back in August/September. 8-21-00 I added some mums, lilies, hosta and mulch to the flower bed. It looks much better now. It’s more filled in. 7-00 Here are some pictures of my flowers so far this season. The ones…

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For several months I had been feeding my little squirrel friend. I would throw sunflower seeds in the front yard and watch him hunt and nibble. He became very used to me feeding him and started to ask for it. For instance, I would be outside or cleaning the house and sweeping the dirt out…

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I arrived in Milwaukee Thursday evening. My friends Mat and Shawna picked me up at the airport. We got caught up around a huge bowl of M&M’s and some wine (his pug, Mishka, joined us). It was pretty cold there in Milwaukee that weekend, about 40 degrees or so, and I was not dressed for…

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When a person traces over a photo and colors in the areas in his or her own style, is it still illustration? Nicole wrote~ I’ve got a little dilemma and I need some opinions please. This new style that I’ve been experimenting with and have come to like a lot, involves tracing over a photo…

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How to determine the reading level of your writing in Microsoft Word In MSWord, on the toolbar, select the “Tools” drop menu and then “Spelling&grammar”. The “Readability” chart is an option you can select under Spelling&grammar. I’m including a webpage that defines the various standards listed in the chart: www.med.umich.edu/irbmed/InformationalDocuments/consent/software.html

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What to do to promote your site and where to go for free advertising on the Web by Nicole Hanusek Ok, you have your Web site set up, now how do you get people to start looking at it? Here are a few ideas… Banner Exchange – This is where you put a banner on…

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Do you have any tips for getting your foot into the door of any art-related job? When asked this question, this is the best I can answer… The best thing I can tell you is to make sure your portfolio is arranged properly. If you know the job requires watercolors, put your watercolors at the…

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Some of my Lady Watercolors are on display at Atmosphere Gallery in Tremont. Come to the opening October 15th!

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