tree man

Scott was a tree man. Every year we’d go to Charleston just to hug the trees at Middleton and Boone Hall plantations. He captured the live oaks beautifully with his watercolors. The sweet little painting above was inspired by one of those trips. Scott often repurposed packaging materials and transformed them into art.┬áThe series above, […]

memory card

Today I downloaded some pics from an old memory card of Scott’s camera. He created these little sculptures and then had fun photographing them in the summer just prior to going to goa. The little wooden slotted pieces are called “skallops” and Scott was a fan of the kickstarter artist who designed them. Notice the […]

the good fun of what’s unexplainable

Today I saw my first butterfly of the year. A small white winged beauty fluttered by me at a particularly poignant moment. A short while later I spied two cardinals–a bright red male and a dull brownish green female–kissing each other. They were sitting on a banister under my bird-feeder and they held their kiss […]

butterfly artistry

I attended a celebration of life for our friend Janice on July 6th here on the island. Her daughter had arranged for a butterfly release after the ceremony. Apparently you can order these delicate creatures to be shipped in individually wrapped boxes packed in coolant so that they are—hopefully—alive when you receive them and let the…