Mom, Matisse, MoMA, and More

MATISSE: THE CUT-OUTS THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NYC October 12, 2014–February 10, 2015 Today, December 31, 2014, Matisse would have been 145 years old! Last Saturday, a balmy day in the fifties, my sister-in-law shepherded our family to New York City, to see the Matisse exhibit at MoMa.  Color, shape, and transformation in room…

Winter Solstice

My friend Jenny keeps a blog called The Lore of the Garden, and through it I discovered the winter solstice is on its way.  Today is the longest night, and after solstice, the nights slowly, incrementally become shorter.  It gets a bit fuzzy in March because the sun starts setting sooner.  According to the Gregorian…