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Day Three. Frampton Inlet, a painting.

7″ x 5″ oil on masonite panel. $125 free shipping no tax. Here’s to the light!

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Make your soul grow. Make art!

“Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way

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Love of the Land, the Science and the Art

Science finally confirms this basic human need, according to Dr. Andrew Weil. It certainly is my own experience, after living for two years on Edisto Island, the last undeveloped barrier island in South Carolina in Rosy the RV. Joseph Campbell,

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A Poem of Trees by Mary Oliver

Can You Imagine? For example, what the trees do not only in lightening storms or the watery dark of a summer’s night or under the white nets of winter but now, and now, and now – whenever we’re not looking.

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Harbingers of Happiness!

The Wood Storks found me this spring. On my land here on Edisto Island, named Allee de Lune (Alley of the Moon), one lone stork arrived one late afternoon, on the low spot on my front acre, to hunt for

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Welcome to my blog about the Lowcountry of South Carolina, a place proud with beauty, history and art. Sometimes we feel a call, to be, to go, to do. I was called to be an artist, and as an old midwife from Alabama said, “If the good Lord wants you to do something, you won’t have no good luck until you do it.”

So here I am writing about what I know, about the 'under glimmer' as the poet Basho, says, the way I have learned to see, to notice. I am inspired by, and talking about the history and art and culture of this place that has called me to herself. By the ancestors.

My background includes a degree in fine arts from a small private college in Florida, and before that, four years of all girls' boarding school in Asheville. I worked as a professional photographer, helped my children grow up, and now and I love seasoned things, good food, better conversation, beauty, my beloved and beautiful Italian Greyhound, Beau. Moved by the sacred places and stories of this beautiful historic land called the Lowcountry, I am here in spirit and I hope to infect you with my love of this place.