…flying out of Manchester Airport, and sad to say goodbye to Summer, Peterborough, Bicycle rides into town, MacDowell, Schelling Studio, Willard Pond, Silver Lake, Hedgehogs, Wild Turkeys, Deer, Loons, Mice, Mica Deposits, and lunc..
…over the meadow where crazy mobs of large dragonflies have been zigging and zagging all day to dine on recently hatched insects – as seen on the way back from a communal dinner to the secluded studio where I am returning to work for ..
…is the gorgeous place of dramatic bouldered shores where I spent the day – packing more supplies than I usually do for a week long trip – alternately spending the time lounging, snacking, reading, swimming, canoeing, sunning and stretching on the swimming float – yes ..
…is spotted on a l..
…and the gentle masses descend on the typically peaceful retreat for an afternoon – plus a three hour open studio with visits from curious locals, tourists, and art enthusiasts eager to engage in conversation that leaves me hoarse – followed by 7pm dance party (just right for my typical 9:30pm bedtime) which involves hours of ..
…is what we walk past on our way to Willard Pond, and every time I see it I think that this is how I want to live when I grow..
…and a few reds, are popping up in Emily’s vegetable garden at MacDowell Colony – we get some in our lunch if the hedgehogs don’t get to..
…are everywhere in the meadows – and this afternoon around these wildflowers in p..
…in the middle of the path to..
…have replaced the deer as my regular morning visitors – and I am enjoying this since they have a bit more style, both in appearance, and the way ..
…is the coolest creature to have around looking after your flock of sheep – and I had the pleasure of meeting one today in a New Hampshire meadow. (Wikip..
…which used to be a part of a camp, is now a home that is only occupied in the Summer, with all of the windows open, breezes coming through the cracks in the siding, a huge gracious deck, and an old screen door that swings shut j..
…is all that is left of a big old lodge on the site of a camp on Silver Lake in New ..
…is out the front door of my cabin-studio and this morning when you stood right in the center the clouds were perfect..
…is the most exotic fantastic gorgeous thing to eyes that have been mostly around a very dry Southern California landscape lately – and this particular mossy space that has been cultivated by Emily, the MacDowell gardener, is especially lovely – like a little minimalist ..
…is the swimming spot of choice around here, clear water in the middle of wilderness preserve and today was serene as usual – swimming out..
…where I am about to land in Manchester on my way to Peterborough, I saw the most remarkable suburban settlement nestled in a dense New England forest right next to th..
…which my friend Emily planted and tends, is one of the things (along with the roaming sheep) I am most looking forward to on my next residency from late July until early September at that nirvana in New Hampshire…