Bartholomew’s Playground

John does this thing where he works on large abstract paintings outside in his driveway. Having full access to his driveway I decided I had to give this a try. I brought my own canvas and paints from home, because I’m not a total mooch, but since he insisted that I am indeed a totalContinue reading “Bartholomew’s Playground”

Guest Suite with Horse

Holly’s a lot like me. She loves travel and adventure and staying in different places. In fact, before this pandemic forced us to stay home and slow down, neither the dog nor I had ever in our whole entire born lives spent six whole months sleeping in the same bed every night. It was definitelyContinue reading “Guest Suite with Horse”

Banana Cream Pie

Today I spent some time thinking of different things I might do for the official release of Storms of Malhado on September 8th. One idea I came up with is maybe having an old fashioned pie recipe contest – with judges who are foodies. I figured that could be fun, since Betty eats so muchContinue reading “Banana Cream Pie”

Jin Chan

I woke up this morning to find that the energy had shifted. While I really felt this full moon – tiredness, unexplained sadness, weird dreams, the works! – I felt that today everything would be different. I also felt a powerful need to tidy up my space, to get rid of stuff. Remember the monsterContinue reading “Jin Chan”

White Rose

Highlights of the day: Being interviewed and my work being featured on this Australian blog. Also, I think I’ve made a new friend in the author of the blog. Today’s painting : a white rose John gave me along with my goodie bag for last night’s virtual White Linen party. Other fun stuff: Here’s theContinue reading “White Rose”

From Bathing Beauties to White Linen

Today was the day of the Bathing Beauties Contest! I woke up to people sending me good wishes and even a snapshot of an article from the Houston Chronicle about the Beach Revue. Watching it online was for sure different than being on the Seawall – sigh! – but I’m glad the Galveston Historical FoundationContinue reading “From Bathing Beauties to White Linen”