Cover of Cal, The Hartford Courant weekend events magazine, May 24, 2012.
This is not some little part of the cover, but the Entire Cover
"Carrie," he said, "you're not going to believe this."
Rand lives in Hartford, and has The Hartford Courant delivered. My sister-in-law, Molly, was going through the paper, and when she found Cal, she let out a little shriek.
The main story in the calendar section is on the Paradise City Arts Festival this weekend, and the entire cover - except for a small ad at the bottom - is my painting of Marco Polo.
What a gateway to the next part of my life! What a welcome!
It was surprisingly sad to leave my job at Patch yesterday. I cried, and I had not expected to cry.
I expected to be scared. I expected to be nervous. I didn't expect to cry. And I sure didn't expect the largest paper in the state to be the giver of such a gift.
Marco Polo, the painting