My friend and colleague Susan Tweit sent me a link yesterday to an article about Our Fair City of Salida in the New York Times Travel and real estate section. My knee-jerk reaction to such things is always "Oh, great. Now MORE people will want to come here and continue to price us out of the housing market." (Which might be struggling elsewhere in the country but which is still out of reach here.) Grumble grumble grumble. (Grinch grinch grinch.)
So I grumbled at Susan about it. Silly me. Her response? "I just thought it was cool that there was a photo of the café with your art on the walls."
Sure enough, in the slide show that I didn't look at because I was grumpy about houses (and gray weather with no snow and darkness at 4:00pm and holidays and....) there's an image about which I can now say with only slight exaggeration, " My work has appeared in the New York Times."
So let's see if the link to the photo works, here. (And if that link goes away, the permalink to the entire slide show is here. ) And let that be a lesson to me to not let December get the upper hand. Only two weeks until the Winter Solstice and it all starts getting lighter from here.