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A lovely day full of art

For me there’s nothing like a day making art. And on this rainy day, the warmth of my dining room was the perfect place. Some friends were coming over to make their own therapy journal, so I gathered our supplies, grabbed a box of…

November 13, 2016
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Well, maybe not a mountain…not like a real mountain…but still

Ok, this might be the last leaf post…although I can’t promise to stop drawing them…but I feel that I must point out my incredible wonder woman-ness. Yes, this was my front garden, after a leaf raking session last week. At this point I’m looking…

November 7, 2016
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Leaves, owls and hummingbirds

So this happened! I dutifully removed the hummingbird feeders from the garden in order to give the Rufous hummingbirds a signal to migrate, but, like last year, an Anna’s has decided to overwinter in my hood. So I made up some fresh nectar and…

November 3, 2016
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Autumnal table for a supper with friends.

My lovely friend Rosemarie emailed me a week or so ago to see if Kerstie might be interested in some doilies she had from her mother. She emailed photos and Kers was so very happy to have them because Kerstie runs a small vintage…

November 1, 2016
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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
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Hello from Monday night and a lovely Canadian Thanksgiving

Hello everyone from the Monday night of our Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. It’s so lovely to have this long weekend come right after my trip to the interior. I took the long way home and stopped at some of my most favourite little towns and…

October 10, 2016
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Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, a lesson in being maudlin.

I’m afraid this may be a bit of a maudlin post, but the photos and the thoughts have been sitting in my computer and head for a few days now and I suppose have to be said and seen somehow, so here they are.…

September 7, 2016
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Midsummer, meadow, wildflowers and a tiny seasonal journal

The meadow keeps meadowing along with wildflowers and grasses going thru their season an I keep walking thru it taking photos and marvelling at how beautiful it all is. Right now there are tons of peacock butterfly caterpillars on the ragwort munching away. I…

August 2, 2016