Greetings from 92F heat and 80% humidity! It's hot and steamy but, oddly enough, I am having a great time. I currently type this from the pleasantry of my air-conditioned bedroom while looking out the window at a house painter scraping down my window. Yes indeed - this house is getting painted (AND IT WAS A LONG TIME COMING). This has me excited as not only does this mean I get … Read More.
It's been a while. How are you? Despite my lack of posts last week, I'm alive and well, although, kinda grossed out at the general state of humanity right now. What, you too? Yesterday I went with a friend to see that animated movie The Secret Lives of Pets. And I cried. Hard. I cried eight times. And y'all - this isn't a crying movie. Like at all. Not an Ol' Yeller in … Read More.
I may have a problem with decorative trays. I like them more than they like me. If I see a good looking tray at a reasonable price, there is a more than reasonable chance it's coming home with me. I tell myself You'll use it to round up all the little doodads on the nightstand!....three years later the doodads are still roaming free like wild camels, and the tray sits in the … Read More.
Three things I love about Summer: Margaritas, caftans, and outdoor crafts. I'm proud to say this project involved all three! Did I mention this one involves … Read More.
A number of folks have asked me why I paint so many flowers. And while there are a dozens of good reasons, frankly, it all comes down to this lithograph, "Lilacs" by … Read More.
Here is a question for you; What about Father's Day? Seriously. What do you do for Father’s Day? Holidays like Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Mother's Day, and … Read More.
The life of a domestic cat in this house is rough. My cat, Lola, can attest to this! First there is eating, then there is napping, then there is whisker cleaning, … Read More.
So here is something I thought I'd never say: I bought a barbecue. A real, full sized, tomato shaped Bee-bee-que. Not a grill, not a fire pit, a BBQ. What does that … Read More.
Bleach and I are not friends. For one thing, the smell nauseates me. For another thing, there was this time I tried to bleach my curtains, went overboard, and … Read More.