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Barbara Nance 8469 Barbara Nance creates in many media, from words to canvas to stone to metal, and the results deliver charm, decoration and adornment.

Her imaginative mind wanders from idea to creation. Here we reap the results.

For those interested in her art work, please visit http://barbarananceart.com/

Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Grant County Beat.

Sweetheart of Summer

Sweetheart of Summer

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Our hot and steamy love affair with summer is cooling down. The Sweetheart of Summer will soon bid us farewell. When I was a young girl, I can recall telling summer that I love-- Continue reading

Pilgrimage In Spain

Pilgrimage In Spain

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Camino de Santiago has called the names of millions of pilgrims to its path. I have a friend here in New Mexico who's been training for months now to join other trekkers from-- Continue reading

Rock Squirrel Rodeo

Rock Squirrel Rodeo

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

The rolling hills out here on Country Road are starting to look like Swiss cheese. Rock squirrels are having a population explosion. They could place a sign at their entrance t-- Continue reading

Adam In Afghanistan

Adam In Afghanistan

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Our nephew Adam, Technical Sergeant in the Air Force, just recently came to visit us after returning home from Afghanistan, again. His trip home included stops at Diego Garcia-- Continue reading

Aliens at 3 Dogs Coffee Shop. Part ll

Aliens at 3 Dogs Coffee Shop. Part ll

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

The early morning sun is slowly creeping over the desert horizon. I can't help but feel as though there's another mystery waiting to unfold. It's just over the ridge. I've been-- Continue reading

Cheap & Easy

Cheap & Easy

By Barbara Jorgen Nance

Cheap & Easy were animated cartoon characters that I designed for an Alice Entertainment home repair TV series. The buxom bird, "Cheap" and her sidekick, "Easy" opened the-- Continue reading

Music Magic

Music Magic

by Barbara Jorgen Nance

I sat quiet as a feather today and enjoyed the music wafting through the house. As the musical notes float by our ears, they cannot be captured like fireflies and put into a ja-- Continue reading

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