Summertime Blues

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Right now in Vermont, we’re having a Heatwave.  95 degrees and humid.  It’s heaven for a gal who loves the beach.  Except… We have NO BEACHES in Vermont.  Yup.  Landlocked. Sure, we have lakes.  But they’re different.  A LOT different.  I have no idea how a chic who loves the … Read More

“Oceanside”? What’s That???

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Vermont is beautiful.  BUT… there’s no ocean. I grew up in Connecticut.  Then I lived in Boston.  Plenty of ocean nearby.  East Coast ocean is a LOT different (colder, rockier, et cetera) from West Coast ocean, but the beaches have their own charm.  And for me, there’s nothing like swimming … Read More

I HEART COWBOYS

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OK, let’s be honest… is there anyone who DOESN’T love a cowboy? Oh, sure.  Maybe there’s someone in some far-reaching neck of the woods who has never even heard of a cowboy.  But that’s pretty rare.  Everyone else?  LOVES. COWBOYS.  I’m sure of it. I myself, am no exception.  My … Read More

Beating the Heat… Cowboy Style!

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As mentioned in an earlier post, I am currently working on a Cowboy/Cowgirl-themed series of paintings. Here’s my latest, a tongue-in-cheek scene inspired in part by our currently hot and humid weather in Vermont.  I call it, “Beating the Heat… Cowboy Style!” After all, who doesn’t like a great water-gun duel? … Read More

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