NOVEMBER IS HERE… We were in Chattanooga for the weekend for “The Head of the Hooch Regatta”. Formerly called “The Head of the Chattahoochee regatta” is a 2 day Regatta on the Tennessee river – held the first weekend of November. It is one of the largest Rowing Regattas in America with over 10,000 rowers… Read More HOW DOES YOUR TOWN DO THE HOLIDAYS?
Hey Ya’ll! Halloween is behind us and that can only mean one thing – the whirlwind – festive – breakneck speed Holiday Season has commenced – the season of giving and eating and parties and celebrations and family and travel and more eating – is here! I am excited to announce a project I am… Read More TGIF – MINI PAINTINGS FOR UGALLERY
Hello Friends! I love BIRTHDAYS! LOVE THEM! I have always said – “I may not remember your name – BUT – I will NEVER forget your BIRTHDAY!” My hubby just turned the big 5-0! AND…. Today – my dear friend from High School – Elizabeth – is having a Birthday! When I was the new… Read More HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELIZABETH AND A GIFT FOR YOU!
You know the feeling – you forget a birthday, or a wedding gift, or to acknowledge the birth of a baby – – or in this case – to keep up with your blog followers – and the MORE time passes – the HARDER it is to go back – to give the belated Birthday… Read More ALL OF ME
I LOVE OLD HOUSES. love them with all my heart. and when I am scoping out homes online, my head is always turned when I see a beautiful old home. The character, the charm, the history…and the quality of workmanship are difficult if not impossible to replicate on todays budgets. are old houses easy? no… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE BUCKET LIST
Back in the saddle again!!! Last weekend – I did a spontaneous makeover – and by that I mean that I mean the decision was made at 10 AM and the work started at noon – to make over our somewhat grungy back porch into a mud room. AND by MUDROOM – I mean a… Read More WEEKEND MAKEOVER – A NEW/OLD MUDROOM
My website is official launched! 10 years in the making – and boy am I excited! You can now buy my original paintings and/OR PRINTS – many of paintings which are no longer available. MANY TIMES in the months I was designing and building my website I was reminded of my dog with a stick… Read More Lesli DeVito the ART website is launched!
This time last year – I was moving my only daughter into her Freshman College dorm room. I can remember every inch of that day. The out-of-body feeling – letting her go – joyful and pushing down the lump in my throat. Making sure to save my tears for the car. Knowing things would never… Read More WE SAY TO FAREWELL SUMMER
MY NEW PAINTING WEBSITE leslidevito.com GOES LIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 COME HELL OR HIGH WATER – WHETHER I HAVE ONE AVAILABLE PAINTING OR 20 THE WEBSITE WILL OPEN 9/1/17!!! The OLD leslidevito.com site will go down AUGUST 23 and from TODAY until August 23 – all AVAILABLE paintings *** ALL PRICES HAVE BEEN REDUCED 20% … Read More COMING SOON – ALL NEW – LESLIDEVITO.COM – BIG SALE!
I started this post Sunday. But I kept feeling like how I felt, WHAT I felt – was too BIG for this Blog – maybe just too much. Or maybe the blog was not the place – would my words be redundant?…unproductive…and then… I just stopped THINKING so hard. ************** CHARLOTTESVILLE has been my home… Read More CHARLOTTESVILLE. MY HOME. MY HEART.