Tag Archives: impressionism

Grateful for Flowers

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
—Claude Monet

The University of Michigan has a wonderful botanical gardens a short drive away from me.   Always a rewarding visit, especially as summer reaches full bloom.

Matthaei Gardens, Michigan

Van Gogh’s Dreams

For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.

Vincent Van Gogh

Even the one star that is closest to us.

Hartwick Pines, Michigan


Newburgh Lake, Michigan


newburgh lake, michigan