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Meeting Diana In Person

I am grateful to have met Diana Pepper in person for the first time yesterday.  We have been working together for over three years.  She is the owner of Tree Frog Farm on Lummi Island, two hours north of Seattle, WA. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Lilacs

I am grateful for lilacs.  They have the most wonderful scent and always seem to blossom in time for Mother’s Day.  Growing up we had a lilac bush in our yard.  My sister and I would cut off branches and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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My Studio

Two weeks ago I found out that I am losing my studio.  The building is going residential and all tenants have to be out by March 31st.  I am grateful to have had three incredible studios in this building during … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Traditions

In late July, this family of four children and their mom, an old friend, stayed overnight, visiting from the United Kingdom.  I was happy to prepare for their visit, as it allowed me to get my life in order.  When … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Beach Walks

I am grateful for the early morning beach walks I took earlier this month while visiting Fire Island.  It is truly magnificent to witness the sun coming up over the horizon.  I can’t think of a greater gift then the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Fire Escapes

In the summertime, a fire escape can be a whole extra room in a New York City apartment.  Last Sunday I took a blanket, pillow, the New York Times, my lunch and a glass of lemonade out onto the fire … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Favorite Wall

I am grateful for the color combination of “cornflower blue” and “aquamarine.”  Ever since I was a little girl with my box of sixty four Crayola crayons I have loved these two colors side by side.  Imagine the joy this … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Pansies

I am grateful for the appearance of pansies in Spring.  I spotted this bed of them walking up Sixth Avenue the other day and I immediatlely thought of my grandpa.  He was a banker turner painter and would often share … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Love On The Train

The other morning I was on the crowded F train when I looked up to see this message.  I asked the owner of this ring if she minded if I took a picture of it.  She obliged and a conversation … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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Inspiring Images and Ideas

I am grateful for when an image appears right after seeing it.  Last week, while attending an event by Nitika Chopra in Manhattan, I had the pleasure of meeting author, Barb Schmidt.  The cover of her book, The Practice – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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