12 Days of Christmas

The 12 days of Christmas runs from December 25 to January 5. January 6 is Epiphany, celebrating the coming of Magi (3 Kings Day). Epiphany Eve, January 5 is also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 days of Christmas was originally a chant, with French origins. In 1780, it was published for the first timeContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas”

Christmas Waltz

Originally released as the B-side to the famous White Christmas, this fabulous Christmas tune was written on a hot, dry California summer day, at the request of Frank Sinatra. Merry ChristmasMerry ChristmasMay your New Year dreams come true Frosted window panesCandles gleaming insidePainted candy canes on the treeSanta’s on his wayHe’s filled his sleigh withContinue reading “Christmas Waltz”

Gift Giving Season

Christmas/gift giving time is almost here! Just 5 more weeks of planning, list making, gift buying, cooking, and of course, parties, before the BIG DAY! MarCam Designs online has LOTS of great gift ideas for everyone on your list. Functional pieces and wall art too, decorated with some of my artwork and photographs. Environmentally friendly,Continue reading “Gift Giving Season”

Angels in Training

Angels have been spoken of, imagined, seen among us for centuries. Do they come fully formed from the beginning of their existence? Or do they grow into their full glory? I created this series of ceramic figurines several years ago. I decided to convey the idea that at least some angels start off rather scruffyContinue reading “Angels in Training”