Artistic Roots

Artistic Roots

I just got a glimpse of this this self portrait in progress, an art class assignment done by our Kaylan. Using only words to achieve...
Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

R E N O V A T I O N ! Upheaval best describes the current condition of our home as well as the studio which is also greatly impacted. It is improving slowly however, creativity has been on the back burner for several weeks as a result of the chaos. I’m eagerly...
Rock Church Picnic

Rock Church Picnic

Once a year the “Old Rock Church” (St Patrick’s of Armagh) near our house holds a picnic in a fundraising effort to maintain the church, cemetery and grounds. Yesterday our family attended the annual event for the first time. The day began with an...
Best BLT

Best BLT

The homegrown tomatoes are finally ripe, which means, time for BLT’s! Everyone’s favorite summertime sandwich, right? On the new deck too, by the way. What made these taste even better . . .  we used Whole Food’s Seeduction bread. A present from my...
Favorite Summer Pick

Favorite Summer Pick

We’re having a difficult time catching up with ourselves this summer due to a heavier than normal schedule. That’s why it was especially nice last week to take time out for some pure peaceful picking. Blackberry picking that is! My daughter found a quaint...
God’s Glory

God’s Glory

I never tire of a snowy view and I’m enjoying the one we have now, just out the (Joy) studio window. My photos do not do justice to the Palm Sunday surprise, that we woke up to yesterday morning. It’s very Dr. Zhivago, and I love it! An unfinished trellis...
Office Mate

Office Mate

I had the pleasure of seeing my daughter’s new offices for the first time and helping to decorate her space over the weekend. The new building is great and half the distance she previously had to commute. And – She now has twice the space and two large...