A Dog’s Life

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” —A.D. Williams “When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do … More A Dog’s Life

Swallows

“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” —J.M. Barrie   When the swallow sings A wonderful thing Spring chance Graceful tapered wings Aerial flight, feathered king Sky dance A wonderful thing When the swallow sings Romance *   * … More Swallows

Best Buddy

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” — M.K. Clinton “They motivate us to play, be affectionate, seek adventure and be loyal.” — Tom Hayden Family member, best buddy and playmate, loyal and affectionate friend, that’s Bella! *    *   * Bella — Watercolor … More Best Buddy

Unconventional Image

“Human progress has always been driven by a sense of adventure and unconventional thinking.” — Andre Geim Playing off a 2005 Discovery Channel series in which voters selected the country’s leading figures, artist Jac Lahav creates his own unconventional presentation of The Great Americans. Exploring the tension between image and reputation, media fame and history, … More Unconventional Image

Watercolor

“The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.” — Jackson Pollock “A photograph to me is always a reminder of how the person was on a certain day in that certain light fixed. When I look at a watercolor of that same person, it seems to me alive, … More Watercolor

Self-image

“Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.”   ― Norman Mailer “In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” — Dalai Lama “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” — Joyce Brothers *   *   * Photo … More Self-image

Fashionable dress

“The joy of dressing is an art.” — John Galliano “Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” — Alexander Wan “Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common … More Fashionable dress