Today, instead of a painting I made a collage. It’s still sweltering hot out, but mornings are pleasant. I usually … More

Summer Is for Reading

Another hot day. Yet, taking advantage of the summer kitchen, my aunt cooked up a storm – a stew I … More

Ghostly Girl

Today I sent my jazz age mystery manuscript off to the historical expert. It still needs a lot of work, … More

Imaginary People

Sometimes the lizard and I like to lie on our backs on her bed and look at the ceiling. I … More

In Full Color

Don’t you think our favorite cat needed an abstract expressionist portrait? Especially one painted outside over Facebook Live on a … More

Even the Cats Are Hot

Extreme heat. Even the cats are lethargic. I bought ice cream for everyone, but the lizard refused to eat hers. … More

Our Little Darling

We all love the little black cat with white whiskers that visits our yard. Even the aunt who claims not … More


It’s full on summer. What are you reading? Today was hot hot hot. The roses and hydrangeas in my yard … More

Midsummer Grackle

Today was sunny. I went to visit one of my aunts who is recovering after a surgery. My other aunt … More