Muffy's Blog

A New Painting from an Old Memory

Back in December 2015 when I was celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary on our 30-30-30 trip, I was fortunate enough to visit the country of Myanmar. It was one month after Aung San Suu Kyi had been elected ,so the Burmese (Myanmar’s inhabitants) were all in a celebratory mood.

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Visiting A NewArts and Crafts Museum in Saint Petersburg (FL)

Recently the Friends of Artis-Naples sponsored a day trip to see the new Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement followed by lunch and an afternoon stop at the Dali Museum. Knowing nothing about the Arts and Crafts Museum and everything (almost) about the Dali we decided to join along for a pleasant one day getaway.

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A Big Batik!

Recently a client fell in love with “Wash Day: Cuban Courtyards”, a painting from my Wash Day series, and I shipped it to her home in Massachusetts. Here is how it looked after she framed it and then hung it next to her stairway.

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Seeing Miami Like a Native

We always love visiting Miami—It is like visiting a foreign country without having a passport! We started going to Miami in the late 1980’s to visit its’ gardens and museums including a several year stint volunteering at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden that began with Hurricane Andrew cleanup. As a part of these many adventures we got to learn more about Miami when we joined the History Miami Museum.

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Down on the Everglades Farm

For several years now I have been a Legacy Member of the Florida Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.They have started resuming their Legacy trips-workshops in various places around the state that demonstrate the work they are doing to preserve our environment.

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