This week in one of my breaks from painting, I went with Malcolm
to the farm. While there, we visited the bush school that serves the
elementary age children living around the lagoon.
Pat and Arelene together with the two teachers and one of the parents.
We took with us Arelene, one the volunteer teachers in our English
program who wanted to join us in seeing what could be done to help
the school. In the photo you see Arelene and me with two of the school's
three teachers. We are visiting the two room wooden shack the teachers
call home from Monday to Friday. It is in bad state of repair and
we decided to help with the purchase of new zinc to replace the leaking
In the second photo I am with a mare and her foal, the two most recent
additions to the farm animals. The tall grass you see is called Tiawan
grass and is rich in protein.
Pat visits with the latest arrivals on the Panamanian farm, a mare
With just ten days to go before heading back for the October
show at my barn/studio in Waynesboro, I am working at completing
several paintings, including the St. Petersburg scene you saw in last
After the Barn Show, I head first to the Foundation's
conference in Morganstown, West Virginia and then on October 25th
to Lancaster for the start of our Collector's
Convention. I am looking forward to seeing some of you at these