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Carol Phifer
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exhibit
I have new work based on travels to the Skagit Valley area of Washington State in an exhibit at the Hill Center Galleries in DC:   "Gather In" Hill Center Galleries in Hill Center at Old Naval Hospital May 5- June 17th Opening Reception: May 17th 6-8 pm 921...

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thoughts
Here is a somewhat somber poem for a beautiful spring day: O let me not die in the cold gray of winter And let me not die in the merciless heat of summer And let me not die in the giddy, heedless spring But let me die in fall with an honor guard of color Fa...

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thoughts


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a month later
My plan was to post again a month later on the day of my quote from 2015- missed it by a day.  Clearly the flowers are on a different schedule this year!  The flowers on my lilac bush have bloomed and are starting to wither.  Curiously we are seeing a lot o...

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now
In
March spring is still tentative and not entirely trustworthy, but every week
now clearly demarcates the passage of time.   Right now is very specific and different from five days ago.     I just
found an entry in my journal dated April 15, 2015,   “The c...

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a poem and two paintings
Here is a little poem for a today:            The sudden heavy rain-           “its like a waterfall now”           she said looking out           through the plate glass windows           of the coffee shop.  I've always been intrigued with the challenge o...

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new pastels
Tulip vendor in Skagit Valley, WA house with a view in St. George, Bermuda St. George, Bermuda

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new work
"Mountains of the Mind" 30x30 oil

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poem
Wallpaper I
wake mid night,
and walking back from
the bathroom I
pass a window, a charging phone. In
places I can’t see for
the dark, and too sleepy to
wait on perception, a
lightly patterned image films
my eyes laid
in place over
the unknown Like
the stori...

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digging out
 It was warm enough today after shoveling to sit and sketch while my husband finished the job!  
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