Today was the first day of August Open Studios. Why, you ask, would someone put themselves through the agony and tremendous work TWICE in a summer? Well, for one thing if I wasn't open this weekend I would have missed meeting fabulous painter and blogger Fay Terry! I've been following her work for a looooong time, enjoying every post. She's up this way from North Carolina, and meeting her in person was beyond beyond. Sweet, kind, fun, (SO fun) and talented, it felt like I'd known her a long time. I hope she enjoys her time in New England, and comes back again soon!
And this is what my fortune cookie said last night. So... I won't.
Fun, funky and returning friends came today. At least 2 people told me they read my blog faithfully - one said it "makes her morning"... another said when she wakes up she HOPES I've posted..... (and one person said I'm even nicer in person... thanks ;)
I had my trusted friend Jane by my side. She knows almost as much about my journey as I do, and she handles every sale with aplomb. Nothing throws her. Not a non-cooperating Square credit card reader, not lack of change, not oversized work being sold or dogs growling at her feet. Yes Paco... growled because the chew toy he STOLE from my son's dog suddenly was very precious...
Well, Sunday is another day! New friends to see and meet! I love it that people were taking advantage of the chairs I put out on my front lawn... many people sat and looked at the water after stopping by. A great way to wrap up a visit, I think!
(two of these paintings are still available...)Pin It