Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dotti’s City

Mom went to UC Berkeley for her Bachelors Degree, and then traveled throughout the United States with my Dad while he was in the Navy. When Dad got out, they settled in Berkeley where Mom lived from 1946 to 1976. … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Tennies

Mom told me that “this painting practically painted itself and when I finished it, I just sat there and laughed”. She never took her art too seriously. She painted because it was FUN. She didn’t worry about being trendy and … Continue reading

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Dotti’s Sierra Lake

In July and early August, the wildflowers in the Sierras can be spectacular. Mom loved the various Penstemons and Lupines that carpet the meadows. She especially loved “her wildflower” – Indian PAINTbrush of course!

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