Something for Nothing

I had paid my booth fee for the summer so it was free to setup my tent with my notecards at the summer market yesterday. There were a few bigger events in the area so our corner of Vermont was quiet for this stage of the summer tourist season. It wasn't the most profitable morning, but as I sat across the street from the Episcopal church in Arlington, I was sure I could see the leaves of the...

Here and Now

We're vacationing this week in southwestern Michigan along the great lake. I had big dreams of spending the week painting the water and the weather which never fail to inspire.  Thing2, however, was also inspired. The absence of glowing screens combined with an abundance of immediate and extended family helped Thing2 rediscover the joy of corralling parents and grandparents into card games...