Blue is my Palette, I Shall not Want

Blue is my Palette, I Shall not Want

I moved to Maine thinking I would be able to paint. Well, my “canvas” has been the house and the barn more than canvas, paper, and panel. But my focus has been on “infinity,” and in particular, the infinity of God’s goodness. Last night,...
I’m Awake in Maine: Not in a Movie

I’m Awake in Maine: Not in a Movie

The most amazing thing happened to us in Acadia National Park yesterday. And it happened when we were riding in a carriage pulled by two magnificent Shire horses named Mary and Moses. And unlike most cinematic experiences I have had, it had a most unusual dimension....
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. ...