Can Art Warm You Up?

Libby VanderPloeg piles on the sweaters in this illustration which the Northern Hemisphere can relate to. Here's a wonderful VIDEO about her work. Artist Libby VanderPloeg demonstrates just how many layers it takes to get polar vortex-ready. via Bundle up for winter with this adorable GIF — Boing Boing

Barbara Kingsolver on Our Post Election World

UPDATE: I've excerpted the end of her article; click the links to read the entire peice. I'm relying on the words of beloved author Barbara Kingsolver's words about what's happened to our country and  where we go from here.  From the Guardian 11/23/16 If we’re artists, writers, critics, publishers, directors or producers of film or television, we …

Reblog: What a Buck in the Marsh Taught me About Respect on the Morning After the Election

Dear readers: last night Stephen Colbert reminded me that all the beauty OF the world is still right here IN the world. In that spirit I'm re-blogging my neighbor's beautiful post from today's morning walk: Earthy Blessings: What a Buck in the Marsh Taught Me about RESPECT on the Morning After the Election I am fortunate …