Tag Archives: Stockton

Going to the Country

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for those who love arts and craft shows. One of the best in the region is the Covered Bridge Artisans Studio Tour Nov. 25 through 27. Just getting there is half the … Continue reading

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Most Wonderful Time of the Year: II

CRUISING around Philadelphia’s City Hall at street level, you might not see him at first. Take a look up at the top, and there stands William Penn. The 37-foot, 27-ton bronze rendering of the Quaker who founded the Keystone State … Continue reading

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Most Wonderful Time of the Year

THE air is getting raw, the days are growing shorter and even the autumnal glow is starting to fade… but there’s still more to look forward to this season. The Covered Bridge Artisans will be holding its annual studio tour … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass

Stained glass has always fascinated me. It is so beautiful to look at, in its patterns and shapes, but even more mesmerizing is what it does to light. Stained glass reminds me of the old houses I grew up in … Continue reading

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Ice Cream and All Good Things

Mike Mann is back, and this time he’s in an ice cream shop. What could be more fun than that? Stockton artist Mr. Mann (read my post about him last year) will be showing a new collection of his colorful … Continue reading

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The Farms of Hunterdon County

Recently, while attending my younger son’s graduation from Oberlin College, I learned it is now socially acceptable to say you want to be a farmer as your career. In my high school yearbook — I’m not even going to tell … Continue reading

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Urban Realist

It’s hard to believe I only discovered the artist Virginia Snedeker in 2006, when I wrote about her exhibit at Morven. Since then, I’ve come to know her brother, Dick Snedeker, very well. Ms. Snedeker’s work can be seen at … Continue reading

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Picturing a River Town

It’s not snowing yet, but with the dismal economic picture and the dreary weather, I thought we could all use a pick-me-up, and this wintry Stockton scene, “Prallsville Mill in Snow”  by Mike Mann,  does the trick. Mike Mann will … Continue reading

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