Wednesday, May 24, 2017

That Postman Who Paints Scarves for Hermes

In the upcoming sequel to Give Her the Stars Lolly Lang quips that Retief's scarf looks like one created by the postman in Texas who paints the designs used in scarves for Hermes. That fellow's name is Kermit Oliver and he lives in East Waco, Texas. His story is the kind of romantic success that's a key element in all my fiction. Here's more about Kermit:

Portrait of the Artist as a Postman

How a Texas Postman Became a Designer for Hermes

Scarf Ace

Photo credit: Texas Monthly