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HEDGEHOGS AND HOBBLE SKIRTS

I’ve spent the last three weeks thinking about hedgehogs, hassocks, and the brief fashion in 1909-1910 known as the “hobble-skirt” because it effectively bound the wearer’s knees together, causing her to take tiny,… Continue reading

And the Category Is … Things That Begin With the Letter “Q”!

I’ve launched into the newest alphabet story painting, this one for a baby named Quinn. I’m touring through my 1940’s dictionary and finding all sorts of quirky characters like quaggas, which are extinct… Continue reading