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627 State Highway 37, Hammond, NY 13646

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    Late last summer, Laurie Chase Loomer and her son, Chase, came by the Gallery for a brief visit on his way back to school. Chase is a young man whose prodigious interpretive gifts and skill on organ and keyboard in general have won him awards and acclaim, and he is soo...

      Many of us have trouble keeping our refrigerators free from clutter. Family photos, lists of things to do, mementos of all sorts, seem to claim their spaces along with places in our hearts.  I, however, would like to lay claim to the unique distinction of having had...

    Many years ago in the East Village, NYC, once in a while my friends and I used to go to the Cloister Cafe on East 9th Street.  A beautiful oasis set apart from the City hustle and bustle, Cloister Cafe had a sheltered open-air courtyard where, in mild weather, a person...


    Whoever knew that winter in the far Northern US could be so busy!  This was largely because we were still working to make our Gallery totally wheelchair accessible and towards this end our Amish next door neighbor (who prefers to remain anonymous but who has a degree...


    When hubby Paul and I purchased our property 23 years ago we found these rusty water bowls in the barn and admired the beautiful attention to design someone must have paid to them decades earlier. For years I hoped to find a way to draw attention to their unique quali...


    When hubby Paul and I visited The Brandywine River Museum on our honeymoon over 30 years back, I received the indelible impression of how art, architecture and natural beauty can combine to enrich and elevate the human spirit. I aspired from that moment to find a simi...

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