it’s a wild, wild life

I highly recommend FM Brown’s Birdlovers No Waste Blend 40% Peanuts & Sunflower Hearts for attracting songbirds, cardinals, woodpeckers, and doves. I fill my birdfeeder with it but additionally cast it along the flat rail of my deck banisters for a bird buffet. Little did I know–until this morning–that it would attract the attention of […]

love is stronger than any bomb

Here’s a love story that is going to turn your heart into a melting hot plate of mac ‘n’ cheese: this couple met as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing. Boston Globe journalist Ken Cullen does a remarkable job of teasing out all the nuances in his article about how “love is stronger than […]

dreaming from outer space

Untitled ©Katy Allgeyer 2017     (60″ x 36″ Acrylic on Canvas) On November 20, 2016 I took part in a dream circle on Garnet Hill in upstate New York led by shaman Robert Moss. The last circle dream assignment we were given was to dream for the future of the world five years from now. This […]

from the silence

One of the great things about living on our island in Maine is the myriad of talent that resides there and the interesting people you bump into on trails and in cafes. Eryn/ Ahryan is one such artist. I met Eryn at the Stonington Farmers Market when I returned from our trip of a lifetime […]

nepenthe III

Nepenthe III   ©katy allgeyer As you know from my first Nepenthe painting, the title means “a place to leave ones sorrows”.  This year is nearly over. For me this is a time for retreat, reflection, and reveling inside the cloak of winter’s darkened days. The sun is setting on…2016. Happy New Year!

magic mushrooms

What do digereedoos, depression, and magic mushrooms have to do with cancer patients? Promising new studies are showing results with using psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms to relieve cancer patients of anxiety and depression (some results showing 80% effectiveness!). Read full article at the New York Times here. Scott would have loved this!