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Happy New Year!

Quick update on the roof work:

We found the contractor and are set on the budget. The details should be ironed out on Saturday. And we should be ready to go in the spring... Wow. Finally.

Quick shout out to a fellow blogger, author of a website about Lawrence C. Earle, a talented painter who did Fenn's portrait you can see here. It is a really well-researched site with a very comprehensive list of sources. I highly recommend it.

One of my New Year resolutions is to finally finish the work at the American Watercolor Society. Having said that, this month we have the following on the agenda: a trip to Europe, a family visit, and a surgery. So, I'm guessing, this is not going to happen until at least February. One can always dream...


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