Author Archives: Sharon Ramsay Curtis

About Sharon Ramsay Curtis

Artist at The Artful Garden Gallery, Teacher, Potter, Raconteur and Generally Interesting Person.

Update from the 52 Week Challenge

Week 13-Cinema, Week 14-Surprise (Catch up) This week: a story from my childhood. A very rare foray to the drive-in-theatre with my family finds us at the end of the night driving off with the speaker still hanging on the … Continue reading

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Spring Musings courtesy of Robert Frost

Nothing Gold Can Stay Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. … Continue reading

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Update from the Garden!

And so the rain and sun combine to accelerate everything. The daffodils that a few days ago were blowing in the wind are producing seed pods. Will I have time to dead head? Perhaps not despite my best intentions. Getting … Continue reading

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52 Week Challenge-Week 12-Happy Place

(Late post)-#52 WPB This is an illustration for Perspective-A View of a Granny’s Life-. In this painting the child (who is myself-no surprise there) is enjoying a few minutes listening to the radio before hurrying back to school for the … Continue reading

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May 3, 2017-Update from 52 Week Challenge

If you have been a follower of my blog you will have noticed that there has been a dearth of postings on the Challenge. The Challenge has become a challenge! Simply put, Week 11-Perspective, proved to be more of a … Continue reading

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Update from the Garden-May 1, 2017-

Fantastic Floral Fabulousness-FORSYTHIA-2017   What an amazing year it has been for Forsythia in everyone’s gardens. The growth of last year has lead to huge fronds springing out from existent shrubs. And the bloom—most amazing! All branches covered with the … Continue reading

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Update from the garden-April 23,2017

Spring Ritual It has been a cold, rainy, and blustery Spring, Heaven knows that we are grateful for all of the rain that we can get after our extremely arid summer last year. However,  last week there was a day … Continue reading

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March 28, 2017-Update from the Garden.

Indoors we have been anticipating Spring for several weeks.  You see here miniature apple blossoms. We brought the branches in from the orchard about three weeks ago and they are a sweet promise of days to come! We are enjoying … Continue reading

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March 7. 2017-52 Week Challenge-Week 10

Week 10-Weekend- It may seem like a stretch to have woven Weekend into Peter’s story but when asked Peter quite liked the idea of spending his weekends at the seaside and so we went with it! The story follows………………………….. As … Continue reading

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March 5-Update from the 52 Week Challenge

  The story about Paste Peter continues to unfold Week 9-Baking #52WPB Pastel Peter is Growing up! Over the years many children bullied Peter because of his pastel hue. His Poppa taught him to be a wonderful baker. Many children … Continue reading

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