Tag Archives: Genesee Valley

Gimme shelter

A few weeks ago, Victoria Brzustowicz, co-chair of the newly-formed Greater Rochester Plein Air Painters, asked me if I’d be interested in teaching a weekend workshop featuring the sere and lovely landscape of late autumn. “I’d be delighted!” I exclaimed. This is my favorite season of the year. We all know how lovely the bright […]


“You sound like you have that cold that has been going around,” a co-worker told my husband. “Everyone’s got it.” I’ve got “it” too, and any time everybody’s got a cold, I suspect allergies. Rochester calls itself the Flower City for good reason: it is full of flowering shrubs, trees, perennials and border gardens, all […]