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St. Croix

We arrived in this beautiful place after an airline adventure I hope to never repeat but with plenty of help from “home base” (thank you Cheryl and Ashton for reeling us in). Before swimming there’s coffee, smoothies and drawing After swimming and drawing…an adventure…

Oakland!

Last weekend we dashed to Oakland with Jennifer and George to see Fanny…their daughter and our niece. Fanny has lived in the east bay area for about 5 years but R and I haven’t been to visit..so we had a long sunny weekend of good fun, good food and lots of art. Fanny made all […]

Fifty

It absolutely is true…50 years ago on September 20, 1969, Roger Hull and Bonnie Decker got married in Wilmette, Illinois… and I can’t find the wedding pictures anywhere…so I started looking at other photos of us through the years. We’ve always had fun. We have had somber and sad moments like all lives have, but […]

Visiting

These last few weeks I’ve been dropping in. Sometimes I was delivering dishes from my “transfer ware give-away,” or checking in to see how the dishes look in place, maybe seeing an art exhibit or looking at beautiful Japanese fabric…various. This has meant some pleasant conversation and lots of great visuals. Instead of a tight […]

The Floors!

Our house is old for this part of the world…1849. It’s been moved twice, and the current fir floors probably date from the first move in 1893. Aaron and Boyd from Bear Ridge Designs didn’t think they’d ever been refinished. They were not worn to a lovely patina, they were just worn. It was time, […]

Summer 2019

Whaat?  It’s August 1st? Hi…it’s been a while.  My exhibit is over and I’ve navigated the often-post-show let-down…and in checking my photo file I see a lot has happened but I’m speechless on this subject so I’ll just roll out some images thereby proving summer is summer, mine not too different from yours…beach, garden, family…occasional […]