Category Archive: fruit & veggies

Love you bunches

A corny little etegami, inspired by a photo of carrots harvested by my cousin at her organic farm in Washington state, Red Dog Farm. “love you bunches” I just couldn’t help myself with… Continue reading

Chilly Chile

A silly chilly chile post for your Monday morning. Painted for a pun-loving friend for his birthday.

A Peck of Painted Peppers

What’s the children’s tongue twister:  Peter piper picked a peck of *painted* peppers? Something like that.

My inbox: Eggplant wordplay from Debbie!

I was so excited to find this in my inbox today, from Debbie, of Dosankodebbie’s Etegami Notebook! The words on it, すなになす, is a bit of Japanese wordplay, in which the sentence is… Continue reading


Artichokes have been on my mind. Maybe because here on the east coast they are so hard to get fresh. Maybe I’ve been thinking about how my mom would boil them and we’d… Continue reading

All gone pear-shaped

I have finally had time for painting again, after some time away… but little time to write posts or actually get something on the blog. It’s like everything has gone “pear-shaped.” (If you’re… Continue reading

March cold, April warm?

Spring has been slow coming in 2013. Not one but two snowy Mondays in March, 40 degree temps far later than normal, and, for me, recurring colds and coughs. This etegami pictures one… Continue reading

Young cucumber

Etegami of my now long-gone cucumber plant. We planted it early last summer, it started flowering and showing some little cukes in July, and it bore full-grown cucumbers in late July.  I harvested… Continue reading