Last 2 Days of Open Studios This Weekend

The White-breasted Nuthatch is a regular visitor to my birdfeaders.  Mine prefer suet cakes but also devour the seed logs. I’ve learned to identify their gentle peep, although they can be quite noisy throughout the day. I don’t think I’ve seen any other bird head straight down the trunk of an oak like the nuthatch.

Anna’s Hummingbird

Did you know that our Anna’s hummingbird, native to the west coat of North America, was named for Anna Massena, Duchess of Rivoli?*  Anna was the first lady in waiting to Empress Eugenie of France for most of the 1800’s. In the early 20th century, the Anna’s hummingbirds only bred in the regions of Baja… Continue reading Anna’s Hummingbird

Open Studios NV Countdown- 7 days

It was a great turnout last night at Jessel Gallery for the Open Studios Napa Valley preview. Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event a success. Don’t forget you can view the Preview exhibit during the entire month of September. Only 7 days until the main event!

Open Studios Preview Tonight

Only 8 days until Open Studios! Just a reminder that the Open Studios Napa Valley Preview show is this evening.  The artwork of all 71 artists will be at Jessel Gallery throughout September if you can’t make it tonight.