What I’m Doing on My Spring Break, Part 1

The kids and I made a list of all the things we want to accomplish over Spring Break, and it looks like I’m already setting them up for disappointment. It’s Day 3 and we’ve only marked one thing off the list. I’ve done a lot of painting and they’ve done a lot of going over […]

All in a weekend’s work

People are always asking me how I paint so fast, and really – I don’t.  I think I actually start painting them in my head the moment I first see the photo, then more so the night before I get to work. The actual painting part is just a formality by then. This weekend, for […]

Brothers

Completed: March 4, 2011 Soundtrack: Absolute Silence (it’s so rare) Beverage: Coke Zero

Six Degrees

I first heard Rachel Harrington perform with Guy Clark in Portland a few years ago. After that, there were two or three house concerts and other shows. We had mutual friends. She liked my art. I loved her music. We discovered we shared a middle name. You’ve probably seen her name pop up on my blog […]

A Fable, In Photos

Girls Gone Child is one of the blogs I read regularly and has singlebloggedly inspired me to 1) make a fairy garden; 2) dress my child in leg warmers and; 3) want to live in sunny SoCal. After 35+ years in Oregon, I pine for warmer living, sunnier skies, and shopping within walking distance. For now, […]