How was your first week of Spring?
On Monday, we couldn’t believe our eyes. Color in the landscape!
On Tuesday, here at Chateau du Chat, we dared to feel a little enlivened by the sun, even a little spiffy.
On Wednesday, the temperature soared into the high 60’s. Made us feel frisky.
Made us want to get all toesy.
Made us […]
OK, Damn France Book Focus Group, gather ’round.
Now, imagine yourself having to judge a book by its cover.
Which book would you buy?
These are my ideas, so far, for the cover of Le Road Trip.
Tell me what you think.
After reading my last post (last Friday), you might be wondering: So what else can you, Great and Wondrous Vivo, do with that rolled up piece of paper towel (see below)?
And what else, Vivo the Magnificent, do with those bleeding water colors (see below)?
Well, I was dabbling this past week, trying not to notice that I’m a […]
We all know about the crappy painting I did last time we were together (see: following post).
Well, I painted another version of the Loire Valley September sunset:
I’ve stopped here, even thought the picture is not finished, and even though it looks awfully fairy-tale-ish This is as far as I’m going with this picture for the […]
That’s my motto for September: Every day, there’s a light or two less. In September it’s the sunsets that matter to me — as if by watching each one I can make the day last a moment or two longer even if I can’t stop the earth from turning away from the sun.
Well, that moment […]
Because a dear reader asked me, I am going to show you what a Work In Progress looks like:
This is my Damn France Book in progress: a file folder for each chapter plus a few more for misc. notes about France and travel and publisher business stuff that I need to keep track of. My spiffy […]