At the Crystal Bridges museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, I was entranced by this painting, “The Truth About Comets” by Dorothea Tanning. I have no idea what it means. But, how can you not love a painting with mermaid girls in the snow? Girls who are wearing great hats! Comets streaking through the grey sky! A stairway that goes up into a tree, or is it a tree that grows down into stairs?!
This is my picture, but there’s a better one here.
The sky has been cloudy and grey here lately, but no snow yet. As I look out onto the deck stairs that lead down to the backyard, I’m looking for mermaid girls…