Orange Dress


During a particularly difficult time in my life I bought a print of this painting.

The title is Flaming June and about twenty years ago,  I was 23, naive and going through some tough things.  I needed June.  At the time, I didn’t know the painting was famous.  

Something spoke to me, and even though I should have spent the money on other things, I had her framed in heavy wood, painted gold, and hung over my new couch. 

June represented a much needed rest and tremendous strength at the same time.  She was my “get your act together” muse and even though I never bothered to find out who painted her, she watched over me for many years, and I loved her.

This week I am in London with my youngest daughter and Michael.  It is one of my favorite cities.  We are staying in an apartment and it should…

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About Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was a trial attorney for 25 years and has served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on numerous occasions. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland State University for several years and served as an Interim Associate Professor of Law in the clinical program at Case Law School. In 2009, she returned to the small southwestern Michigan community where she was raised, and wrote a novel.
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