Janet Hill’s World of Elegant Whimsy

You should check out Janet Hill’s artwork if any of the following things interest you: oil paintings, portraits, readers, lion tamers, dancers, dogs, midcentury fashion, acrobats, beautiful homes, or any and all things twee. I can’t quite remember what led me to discover Janet Hill, but I absolutely remember the first painting of hers that […]

Common Sense from Dear Prudence

I love advice columns. They have fascinated me forever. Each one is like a small psychology experiment: which questions trouble people enough to appeal to a stranger for help, and does the resulting advice represent good judgment and strong character? Advice columns satisfy my inherent nosiness, and get my imagination going as a storyteller. My favorite […]