My last full day at the spa… The property here is beautiful, built around a belle-epoque mansion called Bellefontaine surrounded by woods of maple, pine and birch, and just a few miles from The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home. Canyon Ranch’s resident artist and outdoor guide Cathy Palmer is incredibly knowledgeable about the area, from every… Continue reading Notes and Sketches From Canyon Ranch
Bye-bye Bahamas. On the way back to New York–and (ahem) more substantive posts. (Thank you for your patience.) Meanwhile, parting shot is a quickie study of the palm trees outside my door. I’ll miss them… Note to self: Resist the tendency to wimp out on the colors. Live and learn. And paint.
Here is one last look at Cuba, in my simple, scribbled drawings. If you said your 5-year-old could do this, you’d be correct. It doesn’t worry this “artist” (liberal use of the term) in the least. For years I have kept little sketchbooks of my travels and I find they amuse me as much as… Continue reading (Last) Postcard From Havana-Part 4: Sketchbook