Tag Archives: Dick Van Dyke

An Ideal Lazy, Cozy, Winter Afternoon

January 25, 2015 Van Johnson, Me (Well, my head, anyway, Esther Williams lays claim to the rest.), and John Lund, ski in the fun winter film, Duchess in Idaho (1950). Don’t you just love the look of new fallen snow, all pure … Continue reading

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Still MORE, confessions of a Pinterest artist: Painting #3

September 15, 2014  Still MORE, confessions of a Pinterest artist: Painting #3 What American Gothic  might have looked like?! I pose in front of my Blue Blossom,  inspired by Lisa DeJohn’s Blue Flower. If it is true, what “they” say, that imitation is the … Continue reading

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True Confessions of a Pinterest Artist

July 24, 2014 True Confessions of a Pinterest Artist Standing next to my Dandelions painting As a child, I imagined myself as an accomplished artist, and an acclaimed movie actress (or at the least, a local children show host who … Continue reading

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Thank you, Dick Van Dyke!

July 13, 2013 It was the summer of 1970. I was twelve. As I had done every previous summer, I was spending a week with my maternal grandparents in the country. As much as I loved the wide-open space and … Continue reading

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