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Today’s post explores the depth and beauty of moss green…rich with complex layers of yellow, brown and gray, it is a versatile neutral that compliments almost any other hue…may you be inspired by one of my favorite colors…

Chester Geissler

Anne-Marie Midy and Jorge Almada

Christopher Knight and Carlos Aponte

Gwynn Griffith

Tricia Huntley

Paul Gauguin

Michele Bonan

Kara Mann

Martyn Lawrence-Bullard

Steven Gambrel

Stephen Sills

Muriel Brandolini

Karen Tusinski

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january 31, 1925

My dad would have been eighty six years old today…we lost him to cancer 14 years ago…I miss him everyday but he is always with me…last night during a rehearsal of Brahms Fourth Symphony, he was there with me while I played the heart wrenchingly beautiful flute solo in the last movement…this morning, when I photographed his painting of the purple iris’, he was there with me in the quiet morning sunlight…this post is for him…a thank you for all he has given me…a love of music, art, and a passion for life

Original oil painting of Purple Iris’ by Chester L. Geissler

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