One Day Off

It rained today.  As my friend Ellen put it, about waking up to a recent rainy Vermont day “…it seemed an invitation to a Reading Day.  I accepted.”  Ahhh… I think my life to be pretty full and fun…making things, seeing things, good work to do, interesting people, lots of art, a supportive family, beautiful […]

Sidney Week

We just came home from two splendid weeks away at the beach house, (no media, no blogging), and one whole week Sidney was there too…             We noticed he is a guy on the move…. But there were quiet moments…a quick Elmo video while breakfast was cooking… LOTS of reading, including this one from 1974 […]

Portland Art Day

It’s been a while since we had the luxury of just random looking, but today was such a day…we started with Fay Jones…up for another week at Laura Russo Gallery…the work had much in it that “spoke” to me…acrylic on paper…strange narrative…intriguing cast of characters…I love her work. on to George and Phyllis Johanson’s for […]

Totally Random Friday…

No organized thoughts tonight.  No real focus.  So many things and events, moments, people, streaking through my brain…images to tell the tale…a visit to the Saward Collection… Henk Pander… William Givler… George Johanson…white paintings… Harry Widman… Ruth Patterson Hart SRH… Barbara Rowland… Bru… RPH… Interlude… Salem Sketchers… the taxes… Reading and thinking… early morning… RPH […]

The Book Shop

1945.  Salamanca, New York.  Fanny Black Hull opens first one and then another book shop on Main Street (19 and 61) in Salamanca.  Piatt Hull is in France in WWII.  Roger Hull is a tot. 2014.  Salem, Oregon.  Roger Hull sorts and files the papers and photos of his parents and grandparents in order to […]