Wednesday, September 21, 2011

This vase is loved

Posted by PicasaThis lovely iridescent vase has been in my
family for many years.
I use it often and every time that I do,
I think of my Father carefully and
lovingly washing it after
the flowers that had faded away
were gone.
I can see him at the sink with his
hand down inside its narrow length.
Washing it oh so carefully so all the
spots of residue were gone
and no quick moves were made that
might break it.
Now I wash it with the same care.
And here it is for you to see.
It is about 14" tall and has such lovely
colors that play over its surface.

Behind it
on the wall
is another memory of

Monday, September 12, 2011

All of a kind

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Recently, when I decided to group all my stuffed animals and figurines of animals on one shelf in my studio, I had no idea that my Lucy was paying so much attention to my plan. She was!

Sunday, September 4, 2011



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Sometimes things present themselves unexpectedly. I was having lunch with a friend and was looking around as I always do....for compositions that might make a good painting. How's this!