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Birthdays and art

It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special),…

May 12, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and the Opus outdoor painting challenge

Today was the Opus Art Supply outdoor painting challenge day and I must tell you that I’ve been painting up a storm lately for the Art in the Garden show May 27th weekend, and painting plein air all day was something I really didn’t…

May 7, 2017

Art Challenge: on this Earth Day

I may not have spent a most Earth friendly and economical Earth Day. You see, the day dawned bright and shiny, the first sunny Vancouver day in weeks, and I brought three garbage bags worth of pack rat dirty cabin sheets, blankets, sweaters and…

April 21, 2017

Teaching the therapy journal day at the Wellness Centre

These days are my favourite. Loads of work, but so very satisfying. I love teaching the therapy journal at Inspire Health, my wellness centre. I bring in old books, my own journals (plus my own therapy journal which I kept during a 2014 cancer…

April 5, 2017

A painting day…with dragons

Well, that was an unexpected treat! After last night’s gut wrenching return to the city in blizzard conditions, Kerstin decided to stay in town a full day and night and let everyone relax and recover. I got my daughter and our little girls for…

April 3, 2017

Was that spring? Lol.

I took these few photos on a sunny day. Actually, the one sunny day in the winter/spring deluge that is the West Coast. One sunny day and that’s our lot for now as the weather shows rain all the way thru the next ten…

March 22, 2017

Nadine’s Art Challenge: Rituals and Routines

OK, apart form Earl Grey tea in the morning, (without which I would die!), and my daily phone call with Robbie when we’re in separate countries, I really have very few rituals or routines. I mean, I brush and floss and all that mundane…

March 18, 2017

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