I am still growing accustomed to the rhythms and accommodations of making art in Shady Side, Maryland. In the winter months I work indoors for the most part, given the short, often cold and rainy days. I repair to the shed and work close-in with reading glasses on easel paintings lit by electricity. Big Gestures are restrained, and I tend to work with smaller brushes. This seems to be a good time for revisiting works that were set aside.