A year ago or so, I painted this picture.  A series of them, actually.  All low mountains, deep colors, lots of golden light. And now I see this scene painted in front of me, full size, earth and sky, every day.  Like Bert and Mary Poppins, I’ve somehow jumped into the middle of that […]


    The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome and say, sit here.  Eat. You will love again the stranger who was yourself. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, to […]


I’m home. After driving more than 1200 miles and sleeping in six beds in nine days, across eight states, I am home. This trip was different than most – I drove rather than flying, I went back to a place I once knew well rather than exploring new territory,  I didn’t stay in one place […]


          Because, holidays or no, sometimes there’s no place like home sweet home.         For the month of December, I’ll be sharing favorite photos from my travels in 2013.   This sweet little nest was covered with snow in late March, just north of Asheville, North Carolina.  A […]