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A Weekend Full of LOVE!

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It's a LOVEfest going on over here... The neighbor's plums are ripe, and we LOVE plum jam, so I got busy...
 Our niece Erin,  the flower girl at our wedding long ago...  is getting married today.  Guess who is doing the flowers? While I was making jam, this was going on in the next room...



 Bouquets and table decor above and below...  Corsages chillin' out in the fridge, below.
 Orchids for the tables, below. I'll post more later, the man is making it quite elegant.
Hope you are having a happy, love-filled weekend, too!

Paintings at Lucero Salon

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For the next three months, eleven of my paintings are on the wall and for sale at Lucero Salon in Oakland. Stop by and take a look if you're in the neighborhood.





From my garden this week...

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And coming soon...


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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A beautiful sunny sunday , and we decided to trek to the Alameda Point Antiques Fair. It's the first sunday of every month, out on the old navy base runway in Alameda, CA. Yes, on the airplane runway, which is right on the bay and has an amazing view of SF. There was a lot to see...
 Someone had taken old wood strips, and made them into a 'painting', above. Kinda cool...
 Lots of old stuff, painted bright colors... hmm, maybe not.
 Symbols that light up? No thanks.
 Pillows and upholstery made from old linens... I like the look, but scratchy, and very expensive...

Some rusty barbed wire, or an old rocking horse? Honestly, I don't know what people will do with some of this stuff. After a while I can't decide what is a great deal and what is awful. The prices have definitely gone up since the last time I was here.

 How about a child-sized mannequin?
 This old trunk was the one thing I saw that I really liked,  I don't know if was a real or fake antique, but I l…