Sunshine till the last possible moment
Chloe and I have been running around all day.
When we finally got home in the early afternoon we thought, “let’s get out of here!”
Now our beautiful Vancouver weather is about to change to rain…we knew it was too good to last…so we decided to beat the clouds and get on the top of a mountain and stay in the sunshine as long as we could.
Oh heaven up here on the top of the world.
I’m looking at this cabin and wondering how I could import my family and we all stay here for Christmas. We’d bring the turkey and Christmas cake and we’d play charades and sleep in till noon, and we wouldn’t move till well into the New Year, and when we got bored we’d go outside and throw snowballs and make a fire in the snow and roast marshmallows. All we’d need is each other and some snowshoes and skis.
Here on top of the world, where ravens stretch across the sky on easy wings.
You know, one of the things I love the most are the skeletons of grasses in the winter and dormant willow twigs.
I can’t count the times I’ve gathered some and brought them into the studio.
And I couldn’t help myself this time either. I gathered a few grasses and seed heads to take home.
They’ll sit in the studio, and maybe they’ll become linocuts or paintings, but either way they’ll stay there reminding me of this glorious hour, when the entire world was mine and I stayed in the sunshine till the last possible moment.
This post completes my Nano Poblano challenge for 30 days hath November. What do you all think guys, should I keep going? 😀