waiting for leon

We went to bed Monday night with a most assured forecast for significant snow, a rarity here in the Midlands of South Carolina. Needless to say the excitement had been building for days; snow was the primary topic of conversation everywhere. Events were being...

Autumn (essentials)

This art makes me hap-hap-happy. And it’s available as a free download from Jones Design Company. Happy Fall, y’all!  

Friendship, Painting, and the Joy of Mary Gilkerson

It was remarkable. Transformative. And ridiculously fun. It’s also a story that began weeks ago, when my dear friend, Vickie (one of the Wise Women) came from Virginia for a long overdue weekend visit. Vick and I talked and talked and talked, we drank good wine,...

Day 19: What’s your favorite thing about summer?

My sweetest summer friends, sisters Eva and Helen, stopped by the WECO for a little morning visit. They’re the very best artists I know, and they also know how to have fun. So since we happened to be in the Green Room—the one with the big write-on wall—I asked...

homekeeping

This is what I think about a good bit of the time: how random are the relationships that bring substance and significance to our lives. Forgive me for this: It was but a wild act of impulse, followed by another wild act of impulse (or two) that led to meeting, falling...

nag nag nag nag nag

Seriously. Have you? The corner of this bed—more specifically, the slipping of the clearly inadequate mattress pad that was previously on the corner of this bed—has been the bain of my existence for years. I’m not kidding. Years. Night after night I’ve had...

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