…I won’t be.
My husband is in Austin for SXSW. I’m actually happy for him to get some time away from “normal life”. He’s there for work but he’ll be going to some movie premiers and spending time with friends and maybe sleeping till 7AM, all without having to do household chores. I of course will miss him so much and Henry will too but sometimes a change of scenery and stepping out of your normal routine is good for the soul. I’m sure he’ll be excited to get back to us but hopefully he’ll be invigorated from scintillating conversations with new and old friends and connections with exciting people doing exciting things.
photo of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
The sun is shining here in Brooklyn but the air still has that bite. The official first day of spring is March 20th. I’m in count down mode till then.
I love this E.E Cummings poem about spring:
“sweet spring is your
time is my time is our
time for springtime is lovetime
and viva sweet love
(all the merry little birds are
flying in the floating in the
very spirits singing in
are winging in the blossoming)
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I’ve been a fan of Christopher David Ryan’s work for many years. Lately his instagram feed has been full of these whimsical characters interacting with fashion editorials. I find them both hysterically funny and artful. I look forward to seeing where they’ll pop up from a fashion model standing akimbo to an embrace with Kanye West. CDR‘s characters always know how to photo bomb with style.
I have a healthy work load on my desk but took a little time today to create some abstracts with watercolor and gold leaf. Have a colorful weekend!
I’m so thrilled to see my book: Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction’s Most Beloved Heroines featured on BBIC today. Julia Rothman is such an incredible artist and designer and I love the content on her site so much. So it was great to answer her thoughtful interview questions and see which paintings from my book she responded to. Thanks Julia!