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Poetry Friday–More Monarchs & Bees

    Happy Poetry Friday! I’m posting early as I’m on my way to Door County, WI. I think the monarchs may become more scarce soon as the milkweed flowers are almost finished blooming. A few more pics from my … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Butterflies and Bees

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome to my backyard … I’ve been in awe at the number of monarchs I have visiting in my garden this summer. There are sometimes five fluttering around at the same time. I’m sharing the path of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Natures Voice & WIP

I went on another poem hunt and found the poet Karen An-Hwei Lee. My poem today is inspired by a poem of hers that I am sharing, and accompanies my WIP watercolor painting. Karen An-Hwei Lee’s poem follows below mine. You … Continue reading

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A quick ‪#‎painting‬ of my Liatris spicata for ‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬

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#NaPoWriMo Haiku and Critter Day 1, 2015

oh mariposa lovely of you to appear fluttering spring signs © Michelle Kogan  

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Plein Air Painting In Progress: Michelle Kogan

© Michelle Kogan 2013 Dunes in Progress, watercolor and watercolor pencil. I’m posting this plein air painting that is in progress and that I’ve been working on while teaching my Plein Air Teen class this summer. It’s very appropriate for … Continue reading

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