“The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under it’s roof.”
Cows in Sunset – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor
Isn’t this one fun? The photo reference was by SkattyKat at
WetCanvas. The cows were in a fenced area in bright daylight, but not
in Bethville! And as you may have guessed…. they were not blue.
I’m getting ready to start another commission. It’s a beautiful home in the Kansas City area. Sneak peeks will be coming soon.
Barbara Kingsolver was born in 1955, and grew up in
rural Kentucky. She earned degrees in biology from DePauw University and
the University of Arizona, and has worked as a freelance writer and
author since 1985. At various times in her adult life she has lived in
England, France, and the Canary Islands, and has worked in Europe,
Africa, Asia, Mexico, and South America. She spent two decades in
Tucson, Arizona, before moving to southwestern Virginia where she
Her books, in order of publication, are: The Bean Trees (1988), Homeland (1989), Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike (1989), Animal Dreams (1990), Another America (1992), Pigs in Heaven (1993), High Tide in Tucson (1995), The Poisonwood Bible (1998), Prodigal Summer (2000), Small Wonder (2002), Last Stand: America’s Virgin Lands, with photographer Annie Griffiths Belt (2002), Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007), The Lacuna (2009), and Flight Behavior
(available Nov. 6, 2012). She served as editor for Best American Short
Stories 2001. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen
languages, and have been adopted into the core literature curriculum in
high schools and colleges throughout the nation. She has contributed to
more than fifty literary anthologies, and her reviews and articles have
appeared in most major U.S. newspapers and magazines. Click here to view complete bibliography.