Story Behind the Picture: Sunset Water

“Sunset Water” We’re a morning beach family: there’s something lovely about arriving at the water’s edge in time to watch the seagulls breakfast and the morning sun sparkle on the waves. Now that the boys are old enough to stay up later on summer evenings,...

Studio Sale – April 21 & 22

This little studio is bursting with wonderful items that need a good home! Some are overstocks and trade show samples, others are seconds with truly minor flaws, and all are priced to sell. ~ large canvas and wood-mounted art ~ table runners ~ growth charts ~ art...

Story Behind the Picture: Blossoms

There are two lovely cherry trees in my backyard. Once, they were nearly small enough to see over their leafy tops, and certainly small enough to fit inside our car when we brought them home from the nursery. We planted them at just the right depth on either side of...

Story Behind the Picture: Starlight

  One of my favorite characters when I was quite small was that of Madame Mim, the purple-haired witch that appeared in animated retelling of “The Sword and the Stone.” I adored her cottage and the wizard battle she had with Merlin, and I thought of...

Good Girl

Dear Sheba, We hated to say goodbye to you this morning, but you were right: it was time for us to let you go. As I ran my hands over your soft fur and scratched your huge radar-dish ears (the same ones that caught my attention in the shelter all those 13 years ago),...

New Studio Progress: Update

Snow, wind, and freezing temperatures haven’t kept us from working on the studio interior, because we finally have electricity and heat. This little thing does a remarkable job keeping 140 square feet of space nice and toasty (pay no attention to the mess all...

Story Behind the Picture: Float On

There’s something wonderful about simultaneously loving the city in which you live, and yet also happily going beyond those familiar borders to seek out new adventures. I’d like to think every time we traveling souls set off for new places, we bring a little joy and...

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