A painting without words.

Export to PDF | Export to DOCSometimes a piece of art just needs to speak for itself. This one has limitless stories. The stories of every single person with even the slightest connection to The College of Charleston. So that is all I will say about this particular piece of art. At least for now. […]

A new calendar for June.

Export to PDF | Export to DOCFocus on what is Good… I love plants. Plants are neutral. Plants are beautiful. I like to focus my energy on painting plants. That feels more productive to me than gardening, which is an uphill battle. One definitely worth the fight, but an ongoing, never-ending battle, nonetheless. Paintings of […]

A quick visit to Indianapolis…

Export to PDF | Export to DOCTowards the end of July we headed North to visit our families in Wisconsin and Indiana.Β We decided to split the trip up and spent a day/night in Indianapolis. If you’ve never been to Indy… it’s worth the trip! (But I definitely prefer it in the summer.) Here’s a few […]

turning napkins into throw pillows

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIt was Sunday, July 4th and we had nothing to do but REST that afternoon, as we were still “on vacation” after returning home from our Hilton Head get-away. I tried to take a nap, but all I could do was think about how much I wanted to make […]

“going to the beach” at Hilton Head, SC

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of the fun things we did this summer was take a short trip down to Hilton Head, SC for a few days. Here in South Carolina, when referring to their vacation plans, EVERYONE says “We’re going to the beach.” But they don’t ever say WHICH beach they are […]

Sunflowers are Fun flowers!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIf you love sunflowers as much as I do, here’s some visual inspiration for you! My husband stumbled across this field of sunflowers while driving home from a hike in the mountains. Knowing my delight over this kind of scene, he took me back there — equipped with my […]

20 gallons of Blueberries

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of the fun things we’ve done this summer was visit a local blueberry patch. Here’s some photos from a glorious morning spent enjoying the sights and sounds of the countryside in the Upstate of South Carolina. If you’re interested in picking your own blueberries, here’s the information from […]

30 Pounds of Peaches

Export to PDF | Export to DOCPeaches are my husband Tim’s favorite fruit. So for Father’s Day I decided to make him some canned peaches. Too bad that I didn’t really know what I was doing. πŸ™‚ My mom and I attempted to can peaches about 15 years ago, but it was just the blind […]

Greenville Drive vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers (This should be a painting!)

This fall I’m planning on painting a scene from a Greenville Drive baseball game. Here’s some photos I took at a game.

What’s blooming right now?

Export to PDF | Export to DOCBlue HYDRANGEAS and white GARDENIAS are flowering in my yard right now. Looking at them makes my insides smile.