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After I’m done careening around like a madwoman…

After I’m done careening around like a madwoman…

Carol L. DouglasSep 30, 20224 min read

Watercolor of schooner American Eagle, by Carol L. Douglas My dog always knows when I’m getting…

On painting water (and other traps)

On painting water (and other traps)

Carol L. DouglasSep 28, 2022

Water Mill, 1892, Frits Thaulow, courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art The most common question I hear…

Seven things you should know about the Group of Seven

Seven things you should know about the Group of Seven

Carol L. DouglasSep 26, 2022

The Tangled Garden, 1916, JEH MacDonald, courtesy National Gallery of Canada No, not the G7-that’s the…

A vacation from the news

A vacation from the news

Carol L. DouglasSep 23, 2022

A silvery sky off the stern of American Eagle. “There have been few more momentous weeks…

Five things I won’t waste money on

Five things I won’t waste money on

Carol L. DouglasSep 19, 2022

I’m wearing the tiara in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, whose state funeral is today. Cheap paint There are many…