I feel just the slightest bit of cool as I sit in my swing, enjoying the early mornings in my little courtyard.  Soon the temperature will drop to our friendly and pleasant New Mexico autumn weather, and we will hear

Pursuing Beauty - Japanese Style #1  - Ikebana           Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.  I once hosted an ikebana class in my home with other artists, to my great delight. The principles of design in this art form