My First Gallery Showing in Tokyo!

Starting Oct 16, I and 7 other artists here in the Tokyo area will be showing at the Hagiso gallery in the Yanaka neighborhood next to Nippori Train Station. My Four Seasons Hanging Scroll Project is finally coming to fruition. Lots of fun little sakura, colorful summer flowers, multiple colors of momiji and white snowflakesContinue reading “My First Gallery Showing in Tokyo!”

He Owed Me.

Yes, he owed me big for this one. Words would not suffice this time, only actions. We’ve been married for almost 12 years so I know what would be pure torture for him, the most odious task on the planet. I made him do this horror breakfast, lunch and dinner that day. What task couldContinue reading “He Owed Me.”

Nomad Crocheter

In June, yet again, I found myself moving…Move #27 arrived the same day I left on a 3-week trip through Thailand and Bali with 3 amazing women. By nightfall on moving day the stress of boxes and packing paper quickly changed to the stress of international airline travel and the airplane morphed into my newContinue reading “Nomad Crocheter”

Topiary: Mickey or Minnie

Our neighbors have a big Mickey Mouse topiary in their front yard that has been begging for a Minnie Mouse white polka-dotted red bow. Thanks to a quick trip to a nearby Yuzawaya I found the perfect shade of red and made quick work constructing the piece. A bit of 100% acrylic Minnie Mouse redContinue reading “Topiary: Mickey or Minnie”

Cashmere Canvas

I bought this lovely cashmere hooded sweater in a nice neutral off white. It will go with everything! Yes, it does go with everything and is wonderfully warm in the cool air conditioning but it is also an ever so boring neutral off white. My lovely but boring sweater was an empty cashmere canvas in whichContinue reading “Cashmere Canvas”