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Pug Social 2017, Green Mountain Pug Rescue

Well we don’t leave our beautiful Berkshires very often, so when we do, there’s got to be a very good reason. Last weekend, we had one. We packed up our two Puggies, Bunsen Bean and Mabeline, and we went to … Continue reading

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My Volunteer Work; TNR

Being a work-at-home artist give me the flexibility to do volunteer work I’m passionate about. For over a decade, I was very involved with a local shelter. It was fulfilling to watch cats and dogs get a second chance at … Continue reading

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August 19, 2015

This is summer at the Lew Farm. We don’t do much regular food shopping this time of year. Nope, we have more than we can eat in our garden. The extra food gets canned or goes to friends, a local … Continue reading

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Old Windows

Our old house stands strong, given its age (about 185 years old). Still, every year there’s some part of it that calls out for attention. This year it’s windows. Ironically, the front and side original windows are in fabulous condition; … Continue reading

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From cow to the top of toast

This past winter, I made local, fresh cheese and butter. But I should start at the beginning. First I visited the cows at Side Hill Farm, a few hours from our house. Near their barn was a self-serve shop where … Continue reading

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I’m a Tin Can Tourist

Just about a year ago, I went to the Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck New York. Among the vendors were two “Sisters on the Fly”. These are women who have gotten the vintage trailer bug, and have joined together as … Continue reading

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Carol’s portrait, finished

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Beekman Farm Animals

Mr. and Mrs. Piggy are 2 of 12 animals in the Barnyard Royalty Collection of greeting cards featured at Beekman 1802 Mercantile this week.

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References

Sometimes it takes many different references, put together, to make a portrait. In this case, Hannah and Henry’s person Paula wanted a portrait of the two dogs together. We both liked John Singer Sargent’s composition of two sisters, but Paula … Continue reading

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Groovy, Baby

Photographer Robyn Arouty is mad about mod. She saw my portraits and knew she wanted to have me memorialize her beloved Maya (bottom middle photo), a Jack Russel/Chinese Crested mix….. but the old world style just wasn’t quite what she … Continue reading

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