This photo was taken last fall. My converted sunporch studio is unheated but full of light and looks out to the neighborhood. At one end my drafting table spans its width, at the other books, catalogs, plans and client files. In the winter or when it’s cold–like today–I work on a large round oak table in the dining room that was my mother’s–but this is where I work during late spring, summer and most of fall.
Above the desk, along with a black clay cherub collected in Mexico, hang two quotes. One from Raymond Jungles, ‘let what it wants to be, become what it is’ and the other from Marcel Proust…’Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom…’