Deborah McLaren’s still life is one I purchased at the PERSAD Celebrate Life Celebrate Art auction at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh last May. The other day I sat at the table, looked up and saw Steve’s additions to the decor. He has been purchasing RITZ crackers frequently since I bought the painting, subliminal influence? I wrote to the artist(http://www.deborahmclaren.com/) for her permission to post the image of her painting along with his props. Steve’s fun additions- the unexpected sight of them in front of the still life- I laughed out loud! How to make life fun!
Last year I used this house as my Christmas Card- From Not My House to Your House greeting. Photographed it again last night, a year later. No snow this time, though. It appeals to me, even if it is over the top!
Guest photographer Mark J McGrath. Seemed to need a human to illustrate the scale. Arrived just before sunset.
Click above link to read about the construction of the star and the 60th anniversary celebration.