Country Woman Studio

NeverMind the Mess…

hydrangeas-baby

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”

“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”

gouache+watercolor painting by l.a.scott

Capturing the Vineyard as it Wakes up in Late Winter. The buds are just beginning to swell. It’s looking like the vines have liked The Great Floods. You can hear them say, “I have missed you, Sun!”

Mallard Duck with Babies

The vineyards wake up and it’s always too soon for a much needed break from the work to come to an end. Especially when the wet weather has kept us from getting any winter garden chores started…. Much less done!

barn painting

When it is dark enough,
you can see the stars.
~ralph waldo emerson

May the coming year bring peace to those who still shiver in the snow and yearn only for a warm cup of soup. May shelters be there when they finally arrive to destinations held in the heart, after their long treks driven by fierce hope.