Tag Archives: cactus

Mimi’s Cactus

It is the time of the year when my grandma’s cactus blooms. The Fabriano paper was doing its weirdness; I added other colors to the mix and saved the background! “To fully inhabit grief is to hold the contradictions of … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, NOT, 12, Prickley Pear

It was an honest mistake. I paint on Hahnemühle Post Card so often I just assumed that I’d grabbed one in the middle-of-the-night… so sad after finishing to send off that it wasn’t a postcard! I wondered why the watercolor … Continue reading

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Every Day in May: Days 11-14

FINALLY, I am caught up with postings and painting! Christmas cactus remind me of my grandmother, Mimi.  I have NO green thumb for indoor plants but I have always had one of them in my home.  Ours is a bit … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Broken Deb Babcock Cup

Over the years, Mitchell and I have gifted ourselves with a few pieces of Deb Babcock’s lovely funny colorful pottery. Each has a custom water cup we use at our desk, with symbols we chose. Mitchell’s was retired to live … Continue reading

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