Had a hankering for some classic jewish deli rye, so I figured I might as well add that to my repertoire. Or at the very least, start the experimentation process. Who knew that pickle juice is a main ingredient?
I had never tried rhubarb liqueur, but since I love fruity liqueurs, and despite the fact that I tend to steer away from anything super sweet, the thought of a liqueur that is a little more tangy and tart, appealed to me…
I used to do a lot of plein air painting, usually small oil sketches. My brother-in-law, John Beerman, ordered some nifty little compact pochade painting boxes for us from England. They are small and perfect for an outing, usually at dawn or dusk, when the light is at its most magical.
On the left is a photo of my pochade box, all set up for painting, in Harriman State Park, in NY.
These are some of the small paintings I made when we were vacationing in Rangeley, Maine, summer of ’93.
Here are some of my intimate garden landscape paintings from the 90’s. They are all quite small, oil paint on board. My landscape environments are a combination of photographs I’ve taken, places I have been, places I wish to be, and my imagination.