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Thank you, Jo and Kathy. Most of Vermont isn't at ...

2009-06-01T23:30:36.552-04:00

Thank you, Jo and Kathy. Most of Vermont isn't at all the "Volvo and latte" place it has been painted to be in some elections. It's a hard-working and sometimes really struggling bunch of people up here who put up with the high cost of living, few jobs, and a sometimes brutal climate because they love the place. It's certainly not for everybody (and I can get irritated when it's only ten at night on a weekend and there's nowhere open for a drink after a movie) but it does inspire a passionate loyalty. I think the smallness of the state has something to do with that sense of ownership residents here have.



Very sensitive sketches. You successfully captured...

2009-05-19T09:47:00.000-04:00

Very sensitive sketches. You successfully captured the mood, and have some very strong design elements in many of the sketches. These would make good paintings.



Susan, I've so enjoyed seeing your paintings which...

2009-05-17T20:43:00.000-04:00

Susan, I've so enjoyed seeing your paintings which have given me a look at the land and the towns in Vermont, but this post of sketches of the people shows me a whole other side, the soul of the vermont people. Thank you for sharing your community with us.