First things first — I've been spring cleaning the studio and I'm having a sample sale later this week. It'll be short and sweet, just 48 hours starting on Friday, and I'll be giving my mailing list a head start. That's you!
If you have any friends you think would be interested, please forward them this email. They can subscribe here._______________________________________________________________________________
My artist grandfather
I've written some more about my grandfather, Garth Williams. Did you know he was a sculptor before he started illustrating children's books? Or that he was a Red Cross volunteer in London during the war? Read more...
I'm taking this year to research and write about my family, sharing what I find here and on my blog. If you'd like to catch up, here are all the installments in the series so far._______________________________________________________________________________
These 3 things:
What's your favorite store?
I'm compiling a list of the most wonderful jewelry stores in America. Please reply to this email and tell me about your local store, or that fabulous place you came across while traveling. I want to know about them all._______________________________________________________________________________
There are so many videos being posted all the time but some films really are worth watching:
A man continuing 140 years of candy making;
this slow meditation on creating and being in relationship with place;
and if the new Andy Goldsworthy documentary is showing within traveling distance, go see it.
What have you been watching? Let me know by replying to this email. I always need suggestions._______________________________________________________________________________