Let Love Grow Art by Andersons of West Hills

I absolutely love this one! I just used a small wood round, stencils for the design, and wood burned the design in. My absolute favorite finish is color wash, you get to see the natural grain of the wood and enjoy the art. I like having flexibility so added a picture hanger, but used aContinue reading “Let Love Grow Art by Andersons of West Hills”

The Dark – A Poem

by Leslie Anderson, Salem Oregon – Andersons of West Hills Insomnia is new for me in the last couple of years, and I am not a fan, ha ha. Here’s a little something I wrote about it to pass some of those long night time hours. Thanks for reading along, and I hope you areContinue reading “The Dark – A Poem”

Losing Grip

The timeless sayings about ‘seasons changing’ and the metaphors to life that provide hope and restoration for weary souls have always provided peace and comfort during the most challenging times of the human experience. Nothing lasts forever, we say. It helps. The words are something to cling to when at times we feel all hopeContinue reading “Losing Grip”

Take Up Your Mat and Walk!

by Leslie Anderson, Salem Oregon The Simple Life We live in an area in which the far outer limits of Salem are close enough to touch. It’s rural, quaint and quiet. There are grapes growing, cows mooing, and the occasional donkey hee haw. We can see coyotes and herons, and up on the hill fromContinue reading “Take Up Your Mat and Walk!”