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6 04, 2017

Works in Progress at Topsail Beach


Paintings in Progress at Topsail Beach Sometimes we decide to create art, other times art decides to be created. Today was a day that a beautiful coastal cottage called to me. I started out my day working from the Jolly Roger Pier, but the sea breeze proved to be a bit too strong. Instead, I walked Read more

Works in Progress at Topsail Beach2017-09-25T10:18:36-04:00
16 09, 2013

Day 12 – Painting in Portofino!


Plans changed this morning: Instead of driving to Portofino first thing, I walked my painting gear down to the Recco harbor to catch a ferry to points south along the coastline. I'm especially interested to see the San Fruttuoso harbor, and today is the LAST day the ferry runs this season. Unfortunately, because of the heavy rains Read more

Day 12 – Painting in Portofino!2017-06-08T09:59:33-04:00
15 09, 2013

Day 11 – Thunderstorms in Recco; Sightseeing in Camogli


It poured rain today, but I can’t imagine a more beautiful place to be ‘stuck’ than Hotel Elena. Set up laptop in Cafe & FINALLY answered some business & personal emails while the wind howled & the waves crashed. Amazing views out the big windows of the Cafe. Read more

Day 11 – Thunderstorms in Recco; Sightseeing in Camogli2017-06-08T10:02:36-04:00
14 09, 2013

Day 10 – Downtown and Harbor Views in Recco


A gorgeous day on the Ligurian coast! Although my Hotel Elena in Recco offers a wonderful breakfast & terrific views of the Recco Harbor, I wanted to get OUT early this morning and walk to the nearby plaza to experience the people and local color. At La Perla Cafe I ordered a double cappuccino and Read more

Day 10 – Downtown and Harbor Views in Recco2017-06-08T10:03:17-04:00