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Splendid!

WOW. Spring has, apparently, sprung. I know it's the annual tease, but days like today make me get on my knees and thank Ares (Greek god of spring and nature, also happens to be the god of terror, anger and revenge, but he's also evidently the protector of cattle, and god KNOWS they need protecting..) that I live in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest!

My day off. My Saturday! It's 55 degrees outside and the birds are singing AMEN! I decided to get dressed up in trouser jeans, a striped collared shirt and my Mary Tyler Moore sunglasses and head on down to the Public Library where my friend and gallery curator pal Pamela Morris told me I could find a wonderful art show.
Wonderful indeed. Splendid, even! On the 3rd floor of the beautiful old library is a collection of illustrations and books from the 1930's and 40's from the ubercool couple Berte and Elmer Hader. They were drawers, print makers, painters, gardeners and all-around adorable kooks. Their beautiful, sw…