Tag: Two Book Retreats

  • Sketchbook Project

    We went to State Street in Madison to visit the mobile Sketchbook Project Exhibit.  This is a project that has people, artists and non artists alike make and submit sketchbooks. They take the books submitted each year on a road trip. One can check out a book and get a second random book to view . […]


  • Week 6 of Bridges Class

    Our last class was also the first day of Dave’s vacation. So here finally are some pictures from that day.

  • Bridge in Context

    We observed that nature and humanity are very much in a partnership along the parkway.  It is hard to say which predominates.  If we quit mowing and trimming, Nature would predominate along the Yahara River parkway.  Yet the very existence of a river instead of a wetland shows human engineering and care.  The river as […]

  • Week 4 – the effects of light

    It was an interesting day to consider this question. The Sun was out and the temperature was perfect. Week 4 – “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.  God saw that the light was good and he separated the light from the darkness.   God called the light ‘day’ and the darkness […]

  • At the Iron Bridge – Week 1

    Do to threatening eater, we met at the Tenney Park Pavilion and worked with the Iron Bridge there.   Next week we will try the Locks.  Painting outside is always an adventure. We took a moment to consider all the life forms around us at that location.  If we knew more names of plants and […]

  • 10 Reasons to take The Bridges Class

    Admit it, you could use time to enjoy the out of doors. We have a rain plan. Mention this class at Lynn‘s of Madison and she will give you a discount on supplies (5928 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719) Nancy Macgregor is a gifted artist and instructor. You don’t need to know anything about painting […]

  • Smoky Mountain Retreat – Watercolor

    I was able to attend a Sabbath Rest in the Smoky Mountains – far away from work and electronic media.  It was just what the doctor ordered, mentally and spiritually.   I spent some time trying to capture the misty mountains and hills.  I asked a regular visitor if they ever had a clear day, […]

  • Bridges Over the Yahara Class

  • Two Book Retreats

    Creating a place for reflection and renewal. The events we offer will relate to one or more of these three areas. Nature, by which we mean all of the natural world around us including human interaction, both good and bad. Scripture, by which we mean the Christian Scriptures which include the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament.) Art, […]

  • Last Class THURSDAY June 20

    We have had to change the day from Friday to Thursday this week. We will meet at the Rutledge Bridge.  Parking is available on the street or at Bethany Church.