Category Archives: art

New Year Photo Scavenger Hunt

Time for some individual or family fun. Make it a competition or do it for arts sake. Join in to get out of the house. Share your photos on social media with the hashtag #PhotoScavengerHunt

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☐ Volunteering

☐ Absorbed

☐ Welcoming

☐ Working

☐ Playing

☐ Pair

☐ Hopeful

☐ Reflective

☐ Sporting

☐ Candid



☐ Woodland

☐ Waterway

☐ Colonial

☐ Official

☐ Community

☐ Inspired

☐ Thoughtful

☐ Challenging

To be Interpreted

☐ Stone

☐ Caution

☐ Mini

☐ Angular

☐ Strength

☐ Signed


☐ Restore

☐ Lighted

☐ Pieces

☐ Aisle

☐ Not a house

☐ Alternate Residence

☐ Vaulted

☐ Humble

A Little More Challenging

☐ Venue

☐ Empty

☐ Official

☐ Dark side

☐ Riveting

☐ Pricey

☐ Pathway

☐ Entrance

☐ Doorway

☐ Sight

☐ Flight

☐ Break

☐ Rare

☐ Unity

☐ Exchange

☐ Framed

☐ Abandoned

☐ Span

☐ Reverse

Animals etc

☐ Mother

☐ Close-up

☐ Feeding

☐ Alone

☐ Grooming

☐ Pair

☐ Running

☐ Wings

☐ In the Swim

☐ Group

☐ Feet

☐ Details

☐ At home

5 Ways to Preserve Family Stories

The teen sat on the park bench, hungry, tired, jobless, a boy of New Haven, Connecticut. He wondered what the world would hold for him. He sat staring into space, after awhile his focus landed on a beautiful girl across the street, near the corner of Church and Chapel Streets. She was made of wood! It was… Continue Reading

The Birth of an Audio CD

The Birth of an Audio CD

         How many hours, how many emails, how many years? Yes, years from start of the CD  idea to CD in hand.  In order to make the best CD, I needed to be ready, and so did the material. This is a storytelling CD, but the same could be said for music, you have to… Continue Reading

Snow Day…Again

Snow Day…Again

      Another Connecticut snow day has me locked away in my home office. I had work to get done, but since I was up early my long day included some arts.         I had a fun time exploring the new set of watercolors, they are fancy, in little aluminum tubes. I painted  this Cod, that… Continue Reading

Chalk Up Student Fairy Tales

Chalk Up Student Fairy Tales

         What do kids know and understand of fairy tales? How do they interpret them? I, as a storyteller, was wondering and used sidewalk chalk as a way to begin exploration of the questions.      I work in an after school program and thought the kids would enjoy a spring afternoon with sidewalk chalk. I began… Continue Reading