This “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” rug could be yours! It’s now on etsy!!

Last year, I crafted a latch hook rug and chronicled its construction on my blog.  I later entered the rug at the New York State Fair’s Arts and Crafts competition, and it took a ribbon. And now … it could be yours. Yep.  I’m selling it. I’ve just made my Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco area…

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And off to the New York State Fair we go …

Syracuse on a Sunday.  I can do this. Today is the day when I find out how my artworks – four photos and three crafted projects – did at the 2019 New York State Fair.  Truly I am a creature of habit.  And truly I have superstitions and routines when I visit any site at…

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The New York State Fair postcards o’ doom are here…

I knew they would be in the mailbox. The postcards o’ doom. All with postmarks from Syracuse. Nine entries – six photographs, three artworks.  Nine little postcards, each one representing nine acceptances or nine rejections, or any combination of the same. Over the past few years, the postcards o’ doom have been a veritable albatross…

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My 2019 New York State Fair entries are …

Ten years ago, I entered my first pictures in the New York State Fair’s photography competition – and one of my pictures, a basketball shot called Action Under the Basket, took an Honorable Mention ribbon. Since then, I’ve claimed three second place ribbons and a first place silk, as well as several honorable mentions for…

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