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Painting: Sacred Center

This year, 2017, I have been active with my women’s series of paintings.   The above painting is titled Sacred Center.  (Acrylic, Mosaic-like) Currently I have two paintings hanging in the San Clemente Art Gallery.   My life is opening up … Continue reading

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Painting: Daughters of the Earth

My most recent painting: Title:         Daughters of the Earth Artist:       Linda Ruddy Year:         2017 Medium:  Acrylic Size:          Framed – 20″ x 24″ Several artists, this … Continue reading

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I Was There!

Saturday, January 21, 2017. I’m in this crowd waiting at the 7th Street Metro Station, Los Angeles, CA for my train ride back to Long Beach and then home. There were thousands of people here today for the Women’s March: … Continue reading

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2016 Year of Changes

 2016: What a roller coaster ride!! This has been a year of changes:  New home, new work experiences, new social, two more grandchildren (I now have four).  A year of lots of “firsts” and making solo decisions.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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I’m Still Alive

Hello out there. I hope life is good.  Hope you are safe. I just spent about 10 minutes re-reading past blog posts…and I’ve come a long way in a relatively short amount of time.   I’ve moved.  I now have … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from lost blogger

December 2015 – I’ll admit I’m discombobulated (sp?), but who wouldn’t be with a funeral, Disneyland, and Christmas all in the same week. WARNING:  this blog may not make sense….random thoughts never do, except in the mind of the speaker. … Continue reading

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It’s been a long year…

It’s been a long time since I have looked at my WordPress page…and the layout is totally different.  But, the thought is: change is good.  Change scrambles your brain cells into more active connections which leads to a sharper brain. … Continue reading

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Back to Painting and a Quote

Quote for the days:  “Don’t energize worry.  Instead, energize art.” Here’s one of my most recent paintings. Oil painting, canvas size 11″ x 14″, from a very old photo of Mission San Juan Capistrano. Enjoy your day. LR

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What does it mean to “Downsize”?

 What does downsizing mean to you?  House to apartment or mobile home or car, two bedroom to one bedroom or studio;  3000 square feet to 1000 square feet or less; living on your own to shared living, or visa-versa. Maybe … Continue reading

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From Order Comes Potential

Right now, my house is a place of disorder.   Boxes in every room. Piles of objects mentally labeled to keep, trash, donate, sell. I am craving simplicity and that means making decisions and letting go.  It means keeping the … Continue reading

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