My brother Jim (the physician) is hands-down the most artistic of the seven children in our family. I adored him as a child (still do) and he tolerated my puppy-dog devotion, willingly sharing his plans for the art project of the week. He is a master designer and a wonderful executor of his designs.
Six years ago, I saw some small watercolors he painted and subtly hinted implored, begged, eagerly asked for a one watercolor of his to hang on my wall. To my joy, my exuberant joy, a package came this week with my wish.
The Adirondack chairs are sitting on a hill on a island which is my brother’s family’s favorite getaway. It is an artist colony with no automobiles, a lovely public library; an island famous for its remarkable light. They speak with such love for this place and take every opportunity to spend time there.
I have to share with you one of Jim’s most excellent projects: the cover of the wedding invitation for his wedding. He drew a chalice. Anyone who knows them will clearly see the profile of Jim and Kathleen’s faces in the chalice.
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I found the perfect spot for my treasure in our bedroom. I can look to my right when sitting at the computer and this is my view: