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A reward for cleaning up the studio

Oh my gosh the studio does get out of hand. The reason is that, when I start creating something, I reach for what I need, put it aside and reach for the next thing and so on, until there are brushes and inks and…

November 25, 2015
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A winter walk along my part of the Spirit Trail

In this bright, winter’s day, I went for a walk on a local trail called The Spirit Trail. The trail is a rather long one, but this part runs along the waterfront escarpment separating the residential city from the industrial docks. This part of…

November 22, 2015
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The good, the bad, and the ugly…but mostly the good

Ever have one of those Clint Eastwood days? Now this evening, you know, I have to have a little chuckle just thinking back on the day, it’s been a lovely day and all’s well. The bad is: I stripped the mantle in the living…

November 21, 2015
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A full home library of books, and more books

I love books! I know what you’re thinking, who doesn’t, right? Robert and I have this running joke about who has the more books in which home library, but, even though I do 😉 we both love books and keep adding to our collections.…

November 19, 2015
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A candelit power outage evening. Thanks windstorm

Yesterday the windstorm howled up some major gusts which took out power to many Lower Mainland homes. I drove home about 5pm and hit my block in complete darkness. There went supper plans. So I drove right past my house to the neighbourhood organic…

November 18, 2015
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More leaves!

Tell me what you think guys, it’s been ten days. Are you getting fed up with daily posts yet? I’m finding it pretty simple, and I guess Ms Unlimited Imagination over here with the camera attached to hip comes so naturally, that this nano…

November 10, 2015
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Banana bread on a manky day

Today was one of those days where I kept thinking it was much later than it was. It’s been one of those 100% rain days. The daylight…if you can call it that…felt like around 5pm all day. Waterfalls were overflowing gutters, rivers were running…

November 7, 2015
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A wind blew thru here at some point last night. I was hoping that maybe a wild wind might whip up and spin all the leaves into a nice pile. Last night’s wind was the kind that just had enough strength to scatter all…

November 5, 2015
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I brought down the Christmas map to hang above the fireplace, but it didn’t feel right just now. What did feel right is the vintage mirror, so I hauled it in from its garage storage and bribed C into helping me heft that solid…

November 4, 2015