Monthly Archives: May 2014


Sunset Behind Storm

There were some pretty spectacular clouds here as I was driving home from the knitting circle I’ve discovered at the local yarn shop. I even stopped in a parking lot to snap a few photos on my phone before scurrying home! Obviously that last photo is the one I took on my real camera. You can see how I’m getting inspiration for those paintings! (more…)

Impressionist Skies

I’ve found a real interest in acrylics since I got inspired at this past year’s Park Ave fest in Rochester. Since I found out about mediums and mixers for professional acrylics, I’ve been doodling around with them occasionally. Lately I’ve been trying to do more, get better in a slightly more concerted fashion, trying to deal with the transition here. (more…)

Travertine Falls

I took Monday of Easter weekend off to go on a geology hike with my coworker Nancy, who was trained as a geologist, and Tyler, who was visiting from Rochester and is also a geologist. It was a good day for it, sunny and sufficiently warm. The site where we went is called Fall’s Ridge and is sort of within sight of my apartment – at least, I think it’s part of the ridge that I can see from my balcony. (more…)