Monthly Archives: November 2007


Regional Colors Traveling through the Southwest on family road trips as a kid, I didn’t get it. Everything was too dry and too dusty/dirty/raw for me. At the time, I liked all things Victorian, Japonisme, tropical houseplants, costumes, especially those … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Cactus

Opuntia sp. CACTACEAE, The Cactus family A beautiful transformation. Highly recommended: Cafe Pasquale’s, Santa Fe.

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Agave sp. AGAVACEAE, The Agave family Agaves sure are popular nowadays. Just look in any horticulture or design magazine and you’ll see them in every issue. They deserve the attention. Happy Thanksgiving: Michael and I are in New Mexico, celebrating … Continue reading

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Vanda coerula ORCHIDACEAE, The Orchid family My sweet client brought these two stems of Vanda orchids to me at the studio show. In my (very) cool house they are lasting well. They have a subtle, checkered, reptilian pattern. They are … Continue reading

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Japanese Forest Grass

Hakonechloa macra I can’t belive this has never been plant of the day, it is definitely one of my top 400 favorite plants! Growing to about 18″ x 18″ but spreading into wide clumps with age, this deciduous grass thrives … Continue reading

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New Paintings

Thank you everyone who came or sent good wishes to the Boxlift Open Studio show! I’m in the process of posting a virtual show here. My photos of the event are posted on flickr. Learn about other artists in the … Continue reading


Open Studios this weekend

Sat. Nov. 10, 4 – 10 pm Sun. Nov. 11 12 – 5 pm On view: several years worth of paintings, finished, or very nearly so! Plus exciting new work from my studio mates. There will be live music on … Continue reading


Apple ‘Winesap’

Malus domestica ROSACEAE, The Rose family Another apple to love: starchy, tart, sweet candy aftertaste.

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