Jonquils, Sally Boyce Powell watercolor on paper, 5x7

Mother’s Day 2020

I LOVE MY MOTHER. I wish she were dead. Those are the hardest five words I have ever written. Let me explain. My 97-year-old mother’s heart still beats, but she Continue reading

Twilight Zone (Russell Steven Powell photo, Canon Powershot)

Twilight Zone

TWILIGHT ZONE, from Feeling the Heat For many years, with the aid of Vinny, a gentle but persistent Siamese cat, I would wake up sometime between 5 a.m. and 6 Continue reading

Abstract 10, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 16x20

iPad, or Pasta?

iPAD, OR PASTA? from Feeling the Heat I was one of the last people in the western hemisphere to get a cell phone. I was always practical, waiting for other Continue reading