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What’s the best thing about Nicaragua? There are so many great things here that it’s hard to choose just one. We are on our third trip to Nicaragua and our second to the beautiful old colonial city of Granada. As an artist, Granada is...
February 12, 2018
  I’ve spent the last few weeks since before Christmas fighting a nasty sinus infection. I’m on my third round of antibiotics and have been spending a lot of time on the couch. I can’t stand being idle for too long and I have a...
January 25, 2018
For about the last 8 years or so, my family and I have traded hosting Christmas morning breakfast with dear friends of ours. We met over 15 years before our friend's children were even born and when our daughter was very young. We are...
December 30, 2017
This seemed like an appropriate time of year for me to re-publish my article about what to look for when your goal is to purchase real handmade gifts for the holidays. Enjoy! and beware!    This article is written for all of you folks who...
November 28, 2017
My last blog post asked and answered the question, why so many cats in my art? People are always asking me why I paint the cows too and asking me if I grew up on a farm. Well, I grew up about as far from a farm as you can be in Trenton, New...
October 29, 2017
  I've kind of been known around the region over the last several years as the “cow lady” having painted over at least 100 whimsical bovine paintings. I’m not done with them but since becoming a potter I've been in a five...
October 6, 2017
As I was saying in my last post, I had the privilege of doing a lot of traveling this summer and not much else. I have finally returned to making art at this writing (you have to wait and see) with fresh ideas and inspiration.  I left you off...
September 16, 2017
As a creative person I tend to have very fertile times and sometimes long lasting dry spells. I seem to be in one of the latter this summer. I've been enjoying gardening, finally getting to those nagging projects around my house which been...
August 6, 2017
(In a nod to Mother's Day, this is a repost of a previous writing. To bring you up to date, my daughter is now going to be 23 in a couple of weeks and preparing to go off to Thailand with her boyfriend for a summer of teaching English and...
May 8, 2017