Wearin’ of the Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How’s the emerald world out there? In my little corner of the old globe there are hummingbirds. Two tiny hummingbirds on an old Irish jig titled Wearin’ of the Green. These are the two Anna’s hummingbirds who I’ve been feeding…

March 17, 2017

A three mile walk sideways across the ‘hood

So this happened last week. Chloe asked for my car to drive to Whistler for an sunset snowmobiling tour, and I said sure. Then delays and changed dates, end result was I had a farewell supper to attend and no car! No Problem. As…

March 13, 2017

Recovery week! And exciting news!

Hi everyone, Whew, it’s been a roller coaster week for me of fulfilling pushed off appointments and teaching the therapy journal on the back of my wonderful Art Crawl experience, and I took today to catch up on paperwork, clean the upstairs studio, and…

March 10, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and a very tired me.

What a difference a night makes! And truth be told, I think we lucked out with Saturday and some unexpected sunshine, because HOLY SMOKES! I remember waking up and thinking, “It’s awfully quiet for rain!” I surveyed the ‘hood and found that my neighbour’s…

March 5, 2017

Carole’s art challenge: Piggy Bank

It’s the day before THE WEEKEND! The weekend of my open studio tour. (North Shore Art Crawl, number 39 on the map, find more into here) I’ve been busy with my usual art, and, while the song birds never stick around for long before…

March 3, 2017

Hello from Sunday night

Hello from Sunday night everybody and from a very quiet house. 🙁 Yesterday, our little girls came back with balloons; much to Morgan’s annoyance, who followed the string around the house without being able to actually get the darn, floaty thing. Zoe, Isla and…

February 26, 2017

Friday funday

Well, we did it to ourselves and today we are so tired, but yesterday we had too much fun! My daughters Kerstin, Chloe, and I had a whole day and night to ourselves. I asked them what they would like to do, since our…

February 25, 2017

Blue sky day

This blue sky day, perfect for a nice hike at my favourite park Lighthouse Park. Thru the trees, Down the path, And paradise. There’s nothing like a blue sky day to chase the gloom of winter away.…

February 23, 2017

Channelling my inner garden designer

Today I took a little jaunt to my favourite nursery Southlands for some inspiration. (sigh) I so want my garden to look like this: But the reality is that my garden looks like this: Oh yes, loads of work. I worked on the garden…

February 22, 2017