Down East Rocks

Down East Rocks

Yesterday I was up, as usual, at 4:30 when the sun rose where the moon had been only minutes before. By 7, I was the only person in the Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, just as I used to be when I had a weekend retreat just outside Yosemite National Park in...
Stop the Clock: What do I Sea?

Stop the Clock: What do I Sea?

Life in Maine is turning out to be a complete change from life in Florida. My focus has been settling in the new (c.1880’s) farmhouse and spending as much time as possible at Schoodic Point (Acadia National Park ),just down the road. When Louise Dickenson Rich...
Why I Long to Paint in a Barn

Why I Long to Paint in a Barn

This is something that is on a “wish list,” as the barn in Maine is in need of quite a bit of work…maybe two or three year’s worth. So I will be working in the house, and on the side porch, which will be fine, as the light is excellent. ...
How I Painted Central Park on a Floor

How I Painted Central Park on a Floor

This is about doing the impossible. I have designed and painted college theatre sets and transferred what I learned from that to commercial and residential projects. A few posts ago I described the somewhat dramatic rescue of a neighbor, which led to transforming her...
Following Jonah, Sort Of

Following Jonah, Sort Of

As an artist, I have many goals, some of which I have achieved. Many are on the “back burner.” As an undergraduate history major, and with master’s degrees in Early Christian and Byzantine art history and in Cinema, I find my default is the European...