What To Do When Your Watercolor Sucks

Back in August, I got to spend a day up in the mountains with my nature journal. Inspired by the beautiful scenery, my excitement quickly turned to frustration. I didn’t have the skills I needed to capture the landscapes around me with watercolor paints. My disappointment nearly ruined the trip for me. I had to remind myself that I’m a beginner and do not understand how watercolors work. Yet.

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Learning Patience and Persistence From Nature

Observing patience and persistence in the natural world helps me to deal with poor health and endless paperwork.

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I love knitting socks. I’ve made so many pairs that I have my favorite pattern memorized. At the same time, … More Knitting a New Pattern: Novelty or Annoyance?

Why The Bird You Saw Wasn’t In The Book

I love birding but it has its frustrating moments. Like when you get a good look at an unfamiliar bird, … More Why The Bird You Saw Wasn’t In The Book

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