Graffiti Is The new Pink.

Straight from Wikipedia. “Graffiti and graffito are from the Italian word graffiato (“scratched”). “Graffiti” is applied in art history to works of art produced by scratching a design into a surface. A related term is “sgraffito“,which involves scratching through one layer of pigment to reveal another beneath it. This technique...

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Portlandia

Located in the Marine west coast climate region, Portland has a climate marked by warm, dry summers and wet but mild winters. This climate is ideal for growing roses, and for more than a century, Portland has been known as “The City of Roses” with many rose gardens—most prominently the International Rose Test Garden. The city is also known for its large...

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Symbol of Grace

Remember the children’s story “The Ugly Duckling.” The tiny little duckling, who doesn’t look like the others and is rejected, made fun of and excluded for being different? In the end all are surprised when he grows into being the most elegant of birds, the Swan. “This highlights the deceptive nature of first appearances and also reminds us...

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