Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Just a reminder to come visit me this Saturday the 15th from 2-7pm at The Country Life Gallery in Warwick, New York. I'll have a "Bounty" of original artwork on display accompanied by a showcase of Earthgirl Pottery.
I'd love to see you there!
Sunday, September 9, 2007
To most speeding by it's just a blur out the window...mostly appreciated by foot.
It's not picturesque by most standards. It's a well-worked farm.
Barns with wrinkled siding, age spots galore....tin roofing unmatched and rust-ridden. Outbuildings broken and sway-backed. Vocal, twin silos like steam whistles with the wind.
All this anchored by a sturdy farmhouse that never really had a heyday. A farm with alot of dirt and grit under it's nails....... a crazy quilt of living space all stitched together by rolling fields and pastures.
But to look at what really matters...fields tended to with diligence and perfection.
Rows mowed straighter than a baseball field. Corn rows planted neat as pins....topped with silken tassels that flutter in the breeze. Antique tractors still going strong. Sights and sounds of content livestock.....4-H ribbons visible through the barn door. Hard work paid off.