10/16/2021

The First Annual Driftless Region’s Dia de Los Muertos Celebration was a big success. Mexican Folk Art was one of the elements that made the Dia de Los Muertos celebration so beautiful. We painted calavaras (skulls), made corn husk flowers with Yesica Coria,...
9/4/2021

9/4/2021

The End of Summer Cornucopia Dinner with Origin Experiences was a wonderful success. Mother Nature graciously swept the clouds to the side and enriched us with her warm smile just in time. Rufus had the farm looking absolutely stunning (even doing some mowing after...
9/2/2021

9/2/2021

This is nicotiana sylvestris, also known as “night scented tobacco” or “woodland tobacco”. I grew it as an accident, a happy accident, a switchero at the plant nursery, if you will. It’s not edible or smokable from what I understand, but a cultivar for ornamental and...
9/1/2021

9/1/2021

The marigolds burst their sunny colors into the morning air and a magnetism manifests, springing from a sequence of chroma, vigor, and the bounce of a dew drop, previously hanging on a petal’s edge. The flower heads beckon me to take a moment’s repose in the...
8/30/2021

8/30/2021

I had to do a double take after shucking back the husk. These kernels are brilliant! The color, the design, the symmetry of the artistry! I drew the ear closer to my eyes to gaze into the kaleidoscope. Honestly, I’ve never set eyes on a cob so intently. Mother Nature,...