wildflowers

Updating Miss Nellie’s

Before and After. I painted this last July after a visit to this park. I never was completely happy with it, but I framed it and hung it at the co-op gallery. Every time I saw it it made me shrug. I asked a mentor and a critique group about it. This morning I took…

Bitterweed Grace

Life lessons: the bitter can end beautifully. I know it can, because just look at these flowers! They are so beautiful– and this year they are so plentiful!–and yet the are named bitterweed.Brown bitterweed. I wish for a better name for them, one more suited to their joyful abundance, sunshiny spirit, and laughing dance in…