Peaceful summer times

Well I got through June. Whew! Looking out my window now it’s a promising summer morning, but that’s all new.  Up until a day or two ago it was cool and wet.  My youngest and I were lucky enough to run away to a friend’s beach house for a night and the second day it […]

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Christmas baubles in July

And if you find yourself painting Christmas baubles in July then it helps that it feels like November around here.  Rain, fog, puddles, wet.  The uncomfortable feeling of water-that-is-not-beach-water between the toes when flip flops are bravely worn.  A frequent desire to be sitting in front of a fire.  The wistful holding up of bathing […]

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Beachy painting

Today it’s about the pictures, not the words (or as much as a chatty woman can do that).  I spent some time painting decorations for an upcoming grade 7 grad celebration yesterday.  I had the opportunity to revisit the funky Pippin lighthouses and beach umbrellas. It was fabulous just jumping into the paint and that huge […]

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View from my window

This is what I look out at when I’m working at my desk.  Pretty lucky.  At times I can see big splashes from a seal goofing around, maybe playing with a meal.  Other times a big group of dolphins swim past.  This is a recent development in my part of the Sound and I can […]

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This is going to be so cool!

This is why it takes so long to paint canvases! Well here we go. First entry and I’m already showing a picture of one of the girls. Yikes. That is Lucy. She may look pretty and feminine but she has a nasty hobby (you think I mean habit but no, it’s definitely a hobby) of leaving spitty furry […]

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