It May Be Spring

It may be spring, but in my neck of the woods, Mother Nature takes one springy step forward and then two frosty steps back.   A crocus or two have emerged, but nothing much that’s green has appeared yet.  In the swamp however, the migratory birds are back, and all of our bird population is […]

Falling and Dancing

That’s what I’ve been doing-falling and dancing, dancing and falling.   I’m painting with a fervent urgency.  In the past month, I have worked through eight oil paintings.  Four I’ve discarded, four are still in play.  I’ll share with you what remains viable when I finish. The transition of seasons reflects my process, lately.  I’m hoping […]

Swamp Spring

This lovely box turtle newly emerged from hibernation, crawled away from his winter home, still sleepy. A tiny painted turtle having a look around.   A frog just up from the mud. Lots of mating activity.                                       […]