WATER PAPER STONE

home_page_bookandbuttonLETTERS FROM A MILL IN FRANCE

When Judy O’Shea, a corporate executive and aspiring artist, left the world of business to embrace the world of art, she and her husband, Mike, decided to pursue a mutual dream: to live in another country; to learn its history, language, and culture; and to become part of the local community. Water  Paper  Stone: Letters From a Mill in France is the story of their years in Southwest France, where they restored and lived in a beautiful eighteenth-century water mill, became fluent in French, ran an artists-in-residence program, created their own art, and formed deep bonds with their neighbors. Told in the form of a collection of Judy’s journal entries and letters to her beloved sister, Linda, Water  Paper  Stone is an immersion in the real world of the heartland of France, complete with both its light and its shadows. Read More…