Plaster skies

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Uncategorized
Plaster skies

  The sky is not quite white or gray today. It hangs overhead as a solid color with no gradation, completely flat. It feels like I could reach up and touch the center of the sky and that my hand would then look like I had dipped it in a bucket of cold, wet plaster. […]

Healing Waters

Posted on Oct 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

  Yesterday morning, I went down to my studio to paint for just me. Not for the artisan fair, not for the CF Gala coming up (though I should be and it is fun), and not for the show next spring. I wanted to get back to that place on the canvas where I could […]


Posted on Oct 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

The pronunciation of our last name has come up a lot lately. It is an easy one to butcher and get wrong. Our last name is Giglio pronounced  jill- E- o but most often it comes out  JIG- leo and even on occasion jige-LO ??? Nice, huh? I remember back to when my mother-in-law was […]

Endless Summer

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 in Uncategorized
Endless Summer

Last night a friend of mine put a very honest post on Facebook about the passing of her father. It was straight-forward and bittersweet. It was real. It was refreshing. As I went through my day today, I kept thinking about her pure honesty, her lesson learned and her gratitude. It helped me embrace the […]