Category Archives: Random

Ocean Breeze

The story of the painting, Ocean Breeze, by Steve Henderson This particular sentence is one we regularly hear from viewers of Ocean Breeze, a fusion of color, warmth, movement, sunset, and light. The open edition licensed print of this work at Great Big Canvas … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pancakes

Pancakes are pretty much the fastest food on the planet to make — and that’s without a mix. If you’ve got the basics in your kitchen — flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, oil, eggs — you can whip together a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Soft Bread Sticks

Generally, we eat around the dining room table — with place mats, no less! — but sometimes, when I’m feeling wild and crazy and free, we set up the meal at the living room coffee table and sit on the … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Variety Isn’t Mandatory

The Norwegian Artist is the simplest man on the planet to feed: As long as the food tastes good, he eats it, and it doesn’t matter if it’s the same menu of yesterday, the day before, and the day before … Continue reading

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We Never Could Afford Piano Lessons

Some things in life we consider inviolable rights: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness immediately come to mind, but this is because I have a rudimentary familiarity with the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Just because the words are written … Continue reading

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Fox News Drops by — Was It You, Bill?

It’s not like I’m name dropping or anything, but this week Fox News dropped by the Norwegian Artist’s website, Steve Henderson Fine Art. And while it would have been nice if they had picked up a few paintings to enliven the … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Eating Together

One of the things you learn, when you set out to live the simple life, is this: It’s really simpler than you think. You don’t need to join an Encouragement Group, or fill out a series of charts, or buy … Continue reading

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Homeschool Super Moms

One week after the birth of our first child found us camping with the Creature Who Needs No Sleep. Driven from our hot, stuffy apartment (no air conditioning) we relished the cool, mountain air, not to mention the lack of … Continue reading

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Stop Attacking Yourself

Today’s article comes with a visual, two actually, as an encouragement to you to stop being so hard on yourself. We need to be reminded of this on a frequent basis, not only because so many people are prepared to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Easy Roasted Vegetables

As a writer who also runs the Norwegian Artist’s fine art gallery, I don’t have a lot of time to cook. Despite spending most of the day 15 feet from the kitchen, I generally arrive there around 5, in a state … Continue reading

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