Goodbye until 2019: “The artist, busy and unsettled, can find a moment’s peace… by quietly attuning to a red sky, a gray sky, a black sky, a blue sky.”

 

Hello friends,

I will be out of communication an unknown period of time. Due to tinderbox conditions and high winds throughout southern California all power in this part of the county has been turned off to help avoid more fires starting.

I will be taking a blogging break through the end of this year as the threat of fire is now an ever-present reality.  All that is ours is under the danger of perishing with slim to no warning.

Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Xmas to those who kindly visit and share with me these last several years!

Douglas


The artist, busy and unsettled, can find a moment’s peace – and even whole-being rejuvenation – by quietly attuning to a red sky, a gray sky, a black sky, a blue sky.

Eric Maisel

 

 

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“I have to be alone very often…”

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Apart – Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2016, all rights reserved

“I have to be alone very often.
I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night
until Monday morning alone in my apartment.
That’s how I refuel.”

Audrey Hepburn

“In still moments by the sea…we can see into ourselves.”

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The Path Down- Douglas Moorezart, copyright 2016, all rights reserved

“In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves.”

― Rolf Edberg

“In the fall, I believe again in poetry”

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“In the fall, I believe again in poetry, if nothing else it is a movement of the mind.”

— Jaakko  Ahokas

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Summer Sunset in my Garden, photography by D. Moorezart, c 2018, all rights reserved

“It’s always summer somewhere.”

“It’s always summer somewhere.”

– Lilly Pulitzer

 

Hollyhocks, watercolor and pen, D. Moorezart, c 2018, all rights reserved.

“Each life needs its own quiet place.”

Dark and Light - D. Moorezart, c 2017, all rights reserved
Dark and Light – D. Moorezart, c 2017, all rights reserved

 “Each life needs its own quiet place.”

– Melody Beattie


 

 

 

 

 

“Sometimes the very best of all summer books is…”

“Sometimes the very best of all summer books

is

a blank notebook.”

Michael Dirda

 


Lifeguard, mixed media, D. Moorezart, c 2018, all rights reserved