The Mr. Henry And Mrs. Valentine enjoying a stroll. This is central New York, enjoying El Niño.

This is an unusual winter day, in central New York…wet and windy after a night and morning of torrid rain. We continue this winter’s pattern of unusually mild weather with spikes of freeze. The rainbow was a nice surprise, Henry and Valentine sauntering beneath it, too. Ah, winter in central New York… Just over fiveContinue reading “The Mr. Henry And Mrs. Valentine enjoying a stroll. This is central New York, enjoying El Niño.”

A June Peony in April

April My peonies sleep curled into their red roots frozen with the ground. I walk with what is left of winter and discover a tiny animal, wet and black, bereft of possibility. It’s too close to spring to die. William says we need a month of sunny days before we dig and plant. This morning,Continue reading “A June Peony in April”

Fall Equinox and A Snippet of George Eliot

Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love — that makes life and nature harmonize. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb theContinue reading “Fall Equinox and A Snippet of George Eliot”

Origins at Carefree and Dunga Brook Diary

Discover Cooperstown’s best kept secret…Origins Cafe at Carefree Gardens. Locally harvested food in a gorgeous greenhouse setting…this is the brainstorm of two equally gorgeous Cooperstown, NY, sisters. http://www.celebrateorigins.com Kristen and Dana Leonard have lovingly crafted a creative breakfast and lunch menu full of fresh local and organic ingredients. Free spirits and staunch supporters of theContinue reading “Origins at Carefree and Dunga Brook Diary”

Dunga Brook Diary

Dunga Brook Diary…there are characters that appear and reappear in this story…there is David, the two horse town lawyer who closed the deal on my $10,000 house, the man I dated when I first arrived in CNY, actually the only man I have dated in CNY…and tonight he did my taxes (second year in aContinue reading “Dunga Brook Diary”

Dunga brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently

April 6th at 5pm, opening reception at Cherry Branch Gallery, Cherry Valley, NY. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ~Ansel Adams Leaving LA after 25 years felt like the right thing to do. LA was a pit stop, a very complicated, veryContinue reading “Dunga brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently”

A little Erma Bombek and a little Margo In The Kitchen

“No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed.” ~Erma Bombeck Dunga Brook Diary, 2/28/13 Yesterday, I sat with Kristen, the gallery director at Cherry Branch Gallery. Prepping for my show, we were scouring each and every picture I have uploaded to FB in the past year and a half, she’s picking her favoritesContinue reading “A little Erma Bombek and a little Margo In The Kitchen”

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