Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dangerous terrariums

DEAD TREEZ, the work of Ebony G. Patterson, is on view at the MAD Museum  (Museum of Art and Design) at Columbus Circle in NYC.  I visited this show in December and was fascinated by the inventive and myriad use of … Continue reading

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Branch Line

Bare branches are everywhere in New England.  They inspired a kind of structural ‘container’ made from trimmings from two very old apple trees.  These trees have huge open trunks and are barely hanging on.  Their small apples, rather green and … Continue reading

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Nesting…

In August 2014, Birds of a Feather, talked about a centerpiece for my feathered friends, and then, went blithely on to talk about birdhouses!   The idea languished as many ideas do, only to be remembered with the beautiful foliage this … Continue reading

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