Summer Preparations

Living in the northeast one feels the change of seasons strongly and suddenly. The weather seems to veer from cold and damp to sunny and glorious with little warning.  There are two weeks of terrible black flies, followed by a few weeks of tolerable mosquitoes, and then it is really here: Summer. About a year…

Earth Day 2018

In honor of Earth Day 2018, here’s a collection of the most beautiful natural sights and textures we captured over the past 12 months.  Enjoy.          

Color Inspirations

Season after season, I find myself looking towards photos and memories of natural settings to choose colors for the new collection. For fall and winter of 2017, I was intensely interested in a bright yellow-green shade that reflected fall leaves. It was an odd color for a lingerie set, but It fit well with the…

Life Outside

There are authors who connect with different phases of one’s life.  When I first started working in technology, I liked to read William Gibson and Neal Stephenson. When I was in art school, it was Alan Watts and Kant. Now it’s Edward Abbey, the outsider, the peaceful anarchist, the visionary of the southwest. His books…

Harvest Time

There is a quote that goes something like: “Always plant three times the quantity you expect to want, because you need to feed yourself, the animals, and your thieving neighbors.”  Perhaps it is of Shaker origin? If you know the true source, please let me know. All of our family members have gardens, and graciously…