Sat, Dec 29, 2018
Recently I was rearranging some tables in my studio and noticed an old typewriter tucked underneath with boxes of supplies. I’d found this portable Royal Caravan at an estate sale for $7. When I first showed it to my young grandson a couple summers ago he went crazy over it, mesmerized by a keyboard that clunked with each punch of the key… and so slow…! It occupied him for hours just examining the mechanics of such an ancient tool. I had forgotten about it until I opened the case and found this message:
Fri, Nov 23, 2018
It wasn't until I added the description of this piece that I realized what it's about, at least for me. I began with description information...
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Whatever device you use to view this last yellow rose from my garden…it won’t allow you to experience the powerful but delightful fragrance of this tiny flower – a delicacy I will hold in my memory as we fall into the winter months here in the midwest.
Sat, Sep 22, 2018
This weekend marks the beginning of Autumn - sweater weather and football here in the midwest. There's an old superstition that claims you can balance an egg on it's end during this Fall Equinox, but according to fact-checker Snopes you can do that any ole’ day of the year.
Mon, Jul 23, 2018
I believe it is Peggy’s yoga practice and knowing her own body that helps her settle into long poses. She is able to meditate or become lost in thought, even as she’s aware of the the bustling of artists at work...
Mon, Jul 9, 2018
I love when young people visit my studio. They approach my space as if it’s a playground, which it is. Paints, colored pencils, inks, clay – all kinds of art supplies are laid out on a messy array of tables and shelves.
Tue, Jun 26, 2018