A trip to Salisbury Beach to meet with Illustrator Carol Schwartz in her home studio by the seashore.
She was a pleasure to be with and had a treasure trove of tools and icons that motivated the artist in her.
Look for her latest illustrations in the children’s book by Terry Pierce “My Busy Green Garden”.
Check out the article “By the Seashore” by writer Bonnie Mason in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine and learn a little more about this Wisconsin native and her beautiful illustrations.
Having some fun in the studio for my latest email promotion. Some of the many views made for the final image. Are you on the list?
Ron Lieber, the Your Money columnist for the New York Times, discussed the how, when and why to talk to kids about money and engage them in philanthropy.
To learn more check out his book “The Opposite of Spoiled” a great way to pass on the tradition of giving back.
Codex is the Speakeasy styled destination in Nashua NH.
It takes a little time just to figure out the entrance and I have given you some hints here but you will find it well worth the effort.
Check out their specialty drinks and especially the Codex Espresso Martini.
Check out the article “The Riddle of Codex” by Amanda Leahy in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
One of my favorite sports to shoot is fencing.
I recently got the opportunity to shoot it again at the New England Movement Arts in Burlington MA.
I met with instructor Fritz Chang and his young fencers for an evening session and lessons.
Look for the article “A Cure for Cabin Fever?” by writer Katie Lovett in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Enjoyed my annual shoot at the 2017 Celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell MA.
Sponsored by the Lura Smith Fund and Middlesex Community College Foundation this was the 19th year anniversary with live performances of music, dance and theater.
A special presentation of the Living the Dream Award to Sister Lorraine Richard principle of the Franco American School in Lowell.
You can see all the views taken at my Events Page at this link.
Celebrating my birthday with dinner and a show at Simon Pearce Glassworks in Quechee Vermont.
Janet and I arrived early for a tour of their glassblowing facilities and pottery and for my birthday dinner at their restaurant.
I saw the process of making their Shelburne Bowl by glass blower David and his assistant Scott.
For dinner we were seated at great table with a view of the falls that powered the facilities producing 110% of their needs.
I topped off the night with a great Confit Duck dinner and our waitress Stephanie brought out a special treat of their vanilla ice cream and salted caramel.
I will be back.