Last week my sister Carol who lives in Reading, Pa. posted pictures of some jelly and simple syrup she had made from violets she had foraged. I was intrigued by the idea of making the jelly so I asked her for the recipe. Although we are a few weeks behind PA in the season I knew we would soon have a lot of violets in … Continue reading Violets and the beginning of an artistic journey into natural color.
Dan and I went for a hike up into the woods where he forages for ramps every year. I really wanted to see what else was popping up along with the ramps. Here’s what we found. I can identify a few of them but I am not quite sure if the small white one in the 6th pic is an Anemone. I really love the … Continue reading Finding Spring Treasures in the Woods
I was running about picking up a few things for an event I was doing on Thursday and was thrilled to find all these amazing colors and shapes that enchanted my senses. I really love Fall for this reason. I can “see” the watercolors flowing on the paper already. Now to get to the studio. Continue reading Falling in love with Fall
I am so happy to see all my wonderful flowers flourish this summer even though it’s been so dry and hot here. These photos will be a good reference for me in the dead of winter. Continue reading Summer Colors
I smiled as I smelled the scent of the lilacs every time I walked outside. It is so intoxicating. I hoped it would permeate the laundry on the line. Continue reading Lilacs, laundry and …