Tag Archives: pen & ink

Day 356 – Learn To Dance In The Rain

  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – unknown Dance in that storm! Even if it takes using a bright big red umbrella to give you a feeling that you can make it through. My great big red umbrella has been my friends […]

Day 352 – Apple Brown Betty

Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 cup sugar 3 cups 1/4-inch bread cubes 2 tablespoons melted butter Grated rind of 1 lemon 2 pounds large apples 2 to 4 tablespoons cold water (optional) Preheat the oven to 375°F. Combine the nutmeg and the sugar and set aside 2 tablespoons. Put the bread cubes […]

Day 342 – Anything Can Be

Listen to the Mustn’ts, child, Listen to the Don’ts Listen to the Shouldn’ts The Impossibles, the Won’ts Listen to the Never Haves, Then listen close to me — Anything can happen, child, Anything can be. – Shel Silverstein I’m being drawn to the words and images of the great children’s writers. I wish we could […]

Day 336 – Wild Things

Creativity takes courage. – Henri Matisse I can’t do it. I weighed all of the options, listened to all of your comments, support, and opinions (which were so wonderful!) and in the end, I’ve decided to keep with the rules I placed on this endeavor all of those days ago. Perhaps this means I’m not […]

Day 330 – The Princess and the… Apple?

It’s another Fairy Tale Friday! I cannot believe how fast the days are flashing by right now. Didn’t we just have a Friday? In the fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, the princess has to prove she is who she says she is by recognizing that she is sleeping on a pea. The moral […]

Day 324 – Saturday Apple

  Just enough in me to eke this one out today. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 324 was created in ink and paint.

Day 319 – Leap And The Net Will Appear

“Leap and the net will appear.” – John Burroughs I first saw this quote a few years ago on my step-daughter Amanda’s facebook page and I was thrilled. Thrilled because I loved the quote but thrilled mostly because I felt so proud of the woman she had become. Leaping isn’t an easy concept, in fact […]

Day 317 – Hang On Snoopy!

It was a difficult decision… The Red Baron, Snoopy with the typewriter, I even considered the image of Snoopy hugging the heart and switching it for a red apple (that would have been cute) but in the end I went with classic Snoopy konked out on top of his now apple shaped dog house hanging […]

Day 316 – An Apple Carriage Awaits Midnight!

About a month ago I posed a question on my Facebook page asking people what their favorite fairy tale was because I was looking for ideas for The Daily Apple and I received some amazing suggestions. Initially I was thinking of doing a week of Fairy Tale Apples but I decided that I would go […]

Day 314 – A Good Man

I have been blessed with a good man. He is someone who I can laugh with, share my day, my successes and failures, and someone to lean on in the difficult times. Don’t get me wrong – we’ve had our times and our disagreements as all marriages do. Doug has dealt with the ups and […]