The Beauty of Palm Springs

I have never been to Palm Springs, California, before but hubby Rick and I flew there recently for our older son Alex’s wedding. I was impressed with the rugged beauty of the place. It reminded me a lot of arid parts of Spain, with its palm trees, mountains, bougainvillea and many varieties of cacti. Taken … Continue reading The Beauty of Palm Springs

Manet and Modern Beauty Exhibit

Jeanne (Spring) painted in 1881 When you were a child learning about famous French painters, did you confuse Manet with Monet? I certainly did. But I came up with a memory device that helped me figure out the difference between these two awesome painters. That is, Manet has the word Man in it and Edouard … Continue reading Manet and Modern Beauty Exhibit