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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

The ARC Gloria visits Vancouver

Last night was the first of our Friday night market evenings at the Shipyards and I heard a rumour about a tall ship, so I decided to walk the 9 blocks to the docks and see for myself. Yes, there were three tall masts…

May 6, 2017

Late night ridiculous!

It’s Friday night, and so what are three city girls free for an evening going to do? So we found ourselves without the wee ones as their other grandmother took them for Friday night. Well, as it turns out, we walked down to the…

April 1, 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

Hello from Sunday night

I hope you’ve all had a lovely Sunday. It’s been an interesting one round here. Each morning in Feb. I’ve been painting a little something in a sketch book. (I know, white paper instead of 100 yr old ephemera! Well, it’s only once in…

February 19, 2017

Morning, noon and night round here

Hooray, sun! I love it when the sun shines on these dreary mid-winter days. My bedroom faces east so I get the first rays of the sun. I’m also really happy that my sun-loving houseplants get as much sun as they can. Yesterday I…

January 27, 2017

Back in the land of the living!

Hello everybody, I’m back in the land of the living! I’ve been ill with some horrible bronchitis for the past four weeks, but I’m on the mend now. In the meantime, look who’s back! Clover came home from her year adventure in Japan. We’ve…

January 25, 2017