Sunday dinners can provide for lasting memories–especially when enjoyed with family. For tonight’s dinner, we prepared an Italian style meal of braised beef short ribs, creamy polenta, and fresh crab salads. Each dish was a labor of love. As we chopped, cracked, poured, simmered, and braised the food, we shared fantastic tales of childhood drama…
It’s late, and I nearly forgot to create something today. I doodled this quickly using SketchBook on my Kindle Fire HD. Good night.
Hues fade before time Shifting seasons brighten homes And thanks are given ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Friday, November 28, 2014. Inspired by the season, I doodled the image using ArtRage 3 on my iPad. I wrote the haiku for Thanksgiving, but then forgot about it.
Look up. Breathe. Release. Put down the device and go Outside. Breathe. Simple. ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ___________ Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Inspired by the long weekend, I created what the sky might look like with eyes strained from squinting for too long at a mobile device. I then wrote the haiku.…
A Pinion Salute
A crescent waxes Surface dwellers seek counsel A pinion salute ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ___________ Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Inspired by the lunar cycle this season, I created both the image and haiku, “A Pinion Salute.” (I doodled using ArtRage 3.)
She waxes crescent To capture your gaze tonight A silver sliver ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Monday, November 24, 2014. So exhausted after a busy start to the work week, let me wax poetic tonight. This is my nod to the end of Monday. I’m so glad to see it pass. I…
Engaging Stories and Authors to Binge On
If you have seen my work, then you know that I am easily entertained. I create doodles, write short stories, or share personal thoughts via haiku. I tend to indulge in popular literature and culture be it written, spoken, filmed, or painted. When I read, I love the thrilling stories of political intrigue by Vince Flynn or dramas…
I love to doodle. Doodling provides me with an easy escape from a stressful daily routine. After a day filled with writing business communications, my mind relaxes to find creative ways to communicate visually. I am grateful for touch screens and graphic design and artistic software applications. Today, I found inspiration from Daily Prompts http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/grateful-and-guilty/
Duck Heart Day
Offers of love, most Fowl stilled from claws meow Pond made quackless ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Friday, November 21, 2014. Inspired by a prompt from Writing.com, “A gift is left on the back porch,” The haiku and the image commemorate the day when our cat presented us with a morsel from his prey.…
Gaze Into My Crystal Ball!
Simple sphere reflected Shadows cut around glass eye Fooled gazes sold ### ©2014 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Thursday, November 20, 2014. Yes, that is my crystal ball pictured here. I do not practice divination. It is simply a prop I used years ago for a magazine cover image. I wrote the haiku “Gaze…
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