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Well then…this is a life moment…isn’t it

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It’s been a long day so I might be rambling on

Last night some dental floss snagged on the edge of my molar. Oh brother. Today’s emergency dentist appointment confirmed my suspicions: the root canal compromised the porcelain overlay and the porcelain cracked. Oh well, that’s a whole day gone and the near future me…

November 24, 2015
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Drawing challenge: Calm

I’ve found that in difficult times, whether personal or global, I tend to always retreat into art. And you. fellow artists, creative people, wildly imaginative, pink-hearted friends, I bet you retreat in your own way. Do your own thing to stay calm. It’s so…

November 20, 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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some days

Yesterday afternoon I went to a memorial service for a family friend and, as usual, I’m re-examining my life. His name was Dragan and he was a doctor, like my parents, and we have known him and his family since we came to Canada…

October 28, 2015
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The country market from heaven

On this beautiful sunny day, I had it in mind to drive to a little village near by called Keremeos, where there are several country markets specialising in local produce and crafts. Last month, Robert and I brought a box of fresh field tomatoes…

October 14, 2015
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Plein Air art show, found while walking

The tumbleweeds may have invaded this space lately. That’s the thing about me and this blog. It’s a sort of no pressure, no worry, post when I feel like it or when I have something to say sort of space. And, while I do…

September 23, 2015
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The Great Coxwell Barn

Last week, my friend Elaine said she would kidnap me for a couple hours to take me somewhere special. That somewhere special turned out to be this amazing place…and, right within my ten mile radius of West Cottage, so happily fit into my Ten…

August 13, 2015
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Of ashes, the harvest and magic wands

Everything at the moment is lush and fruiting. Everything here is green and damp and deep summer fragrant. A few days ago there was a blue moon. I walked in the meadow, looking thru the pine trees at the giant orange blue moon just…

August 6, 2015