IF anyone is wondering why I don't have any new paintings this week, this is why, I spent all weekend making the box frames I love painting on. They are 9x12xx1.5" and a very smooth surface to paint on. I love them, but they are so much work! Usually, Dave makes them for me and I just have to paint and sand, but this time I was pretty much on my own. I made 34. That should hold me for awhile. I've also included a photo of our giant rhody in the front yard, it is probably as old as the house, 103 years old.