The First Snow Kansas by Erma Washburn

“The First Snow, Kansas” Oil painting 29 3/4” x 39 3/4” framed. Listed in Hughes. Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book “Artists in California, 1786-1940”. “Erma Faye Redfern Washburn (1904 – 1987) Erma Faye Redfern Washburn was active/lived in … Continued

A Winter Present

When Winter winds blow cold and chill And Winter nights seem calm and still There’s still a lot of work to do To keep the homestead warm The fire must stay alit and hot Like cocoa warming in the pot … Continued

Is autumn this fall?

Hot September   It’s September as I’m writing this. Hot September. 110 degrees hot, in the shade, September, where I live in Southwest Riverside county, in Southern California. But it’s a dry heat, as if that makes it any less … Continued

Vanishing Family Wealth and Art and Antiques

I read an article today based on a Russel Sage Foundation study that indicates that for most families in the United States, that family wealth has vanished. I wondered , as I was reading that article, what effect that vanishing … Continued

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