The thing about Wisconsin is – you are seldom more than 20 minutes away from a tender, green valley the glacier left behind. It may seem merely bucolic, but it is like a long-lived love that doesn’t need any heroic gestures or spectacle to prove to you how deeply you are wanted. Simply holding hands brings you home.
Whispering Woodlands is an art retreat about 20 minutes from anywhere in Madison, and even closer to the West Side. Jackie has filled the workroom with every conceivable mark-making tool, including her beautiful letterpress. It also happens to be a quietly magical setting, with a remarkable view of just how far the green-ness is willing to go to declare its love.