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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

Resort entertainment, a bizarre production

Last night, after supper, Robbie and I walked thru the resort and saw some people hanging ropes, testing laser lights and puffing out clouds of smoke from a smoke machine. And we thought, “A SHOW!” So we pulled up a chair and waited. We…

November 27, 2016

Mexico, got out of town

Let me tell you something 😀 This is going to belong to my “Well, if you can believe this!” file. Remember last June I stepped sideways and wrenched my right ankle? Well, Wednesday evening I stepped sideways again…this time off a chair holding a…

November 25, 2016

Opening night at the Anonymous Show and the day after

I have to tell you all about this fun and amazing art show which is on right now at the CityScape gallery, the Anonymous art show. If you remember, I submitted these three paintings, so I was excited to see them there. The opening…

November 19, 2016

Art Challenge: Winter Salon

I’ve been sitting in my dark living room in the early evening wondering where all the daylight has gone. Actually, it’s pretty simple really, Rain-couver over here plus end of daylight savings means low light. I like my fairy lights and my candles. It’s…

November 12, 2016

Too many beautiful leaves too little time!

The other day I was walking in a rain-soaked park. I took a video and when I played it back, the rain sounded so loud and drumming and crackling on my umbrella. It felt so incredibly calming. I picked up a vine maple leaf…

November 6, 2016

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone. As I’m writing this post, tons of children are coming to the door. I live two city blocks east of one elementary school and four city blocks west of another, so the neighbourhood’s full of little princesses, ghouls and devils. I…

October 31, 2016
watercolour painting of sandpipers

Ariane’s art challenge: Tide

Hello everyone, I know it’s been too quiet here on my blog and it’s been a bit of a hard adjustment back to Vancouver this month. Basically I found myself with nothing of any value to share. Therefore I’m so grateful to Ariane for…

September 24, 2016