Sunday, January 20, 2013


Thinking about you today Daddy.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Happy Birthday Dad

Thinking about all the wonderful birthday parties over the years.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Letter from Dad, c. 1972

Dad wrote me this letter while I ("Margarat") was away at summer camp,1972 or '73. I rediscovered it last year.

Sunday, December 26, 2010



At work (posed) on a golf scape in his Farmington studio.

Diana Turasi, Dad, and Coach Auriema, with his painting of Turasi donated to UConn.

At a Society of Illustrator's exhibition with my mom, his surrealist golf series, commissioned by Sports Illustrated is in the background.


Saturday, December 25, 2010

Donald F. Moss


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/hartfordcourant/obituary.aspx?n=donald-francis-moss&pid=142986835

Donald Francis Moss, husband of Virginia ("Sally") Hardesty Moss, of Farmington, Connecticut, died peacefully Tuesday (May 18) at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He was 90. Born January 20, 1920 in Somerville, Massachusetts, he had a rare and wonderful life. In addition to his wife of more than 60 years, Moss is survived by his son, Donald Hardesty Moss and his wife, Susan Reeder Moss, of West Hartford, CT; his daughter, Elisabeth Prescott Moss, and her partner, Kathleen Zecchin, of Farmington; and his daughter, Margaret Moss Painter, and her husband, Robert W. Painter Jr., of Avon, CT. He is also survived by five grandchildren, William and Samuel Moss, Kathryn, Alexander, and James DeGraaf. He also leaves his son-in-law, Christian DeGraaf of New Hartford, CT; brother-in-law, Kurt Tauber of Williamstown, Massachusetts; brother-in-law Clifton Hardesty of Venice, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his three sisters. Moss was a noted and celebrated illustrator, as well as a fine artist, and one of the last surviving veterans of the First Marine Division's Guadalcanal Campaign of World War II.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

August 9, 1965 Sports Illustrated

What a charmed life we led! I didn't know what we were doing, floating on this thing out in the bay, but it was fun anyway. Dad had a genius for making things happen.

The link to the story on the house is on the right.