It has been beautiful here. What a luxury! This river shot was taken on a stroll after work. My prayers have been answered for an Indian summer and I am grateful. The days are noticeably shorter, yet sunny and warm with cool nights foreshadowing the inevitable. Last night's … Continue Reading ››
Look at this landscape I captured in my travels. Taking pictures is therapy for me, as well as a wonderful excuse to go for a walk, get fresh air, sunshine and vitamin D. The clouds were spectacular that day, an assortment of every type imaginable. Downloading … Continue Reading ››
My Dahlias, grown from bulbs, are about five feet high. I hope they will bloom soon. A fall flower, I hope for a long Indian summer so they have a chance to reach fruition. The toadstools show evidence of a cold winter to come, I am told … Continue Reading ››
Well here we are in summer, despite the random golf ball sized hail, summer prevails. Perennials are shorter this year, with fewer smaller blooms. I do have a patch of sunflowers out back by the garage, planted from seed that are doing well, as well as a patch of … Continue Reading ››
My paintings are safely back home, minus the one which was sold. This is one of my faves, as I really enjoyed painting this.
My plan is now to regroup. I will paint, without the pressure of an upcoming show, and … Continue Reading ››
Belated Happy New Year Everyone! A fresh decade is off to a busy start. Has anyone noticed how the days seem to be moving rapidly, and seasons appear to be interchangeable. First painting of the new year! Day Lily- Acrylic on Canvas 16 X … Continue Reading ››
Late afternoon breezes graze the hushed hotness of the day offering small relief. It is another scorcher! Restless, not wanting to budge, I am enveloped by the throb of the summer heat. Woolgathering thoughts hover like the predaceous wasps, relentless. Muffled flutter of … Continue Reading ››
This lovely setting is a nice place to work. It is the upper terrace at the Banff Springs Hotel where I had my face paint table.
I was there doing face painting for a private party last weekend.Also involved in the … Continue Reading ››
The Dog Days of summer (a period of 40 days beginning July 3 and ending August 11) are named for the Dog Star, Sirius, which is visible with the rising Sun at this time of year. Ancients associated this sky picture with the hot days that coincided with it. Sirius is … Continue Reading ››
With the increase of the light, things are expanding around here. I managed to capture feeding time. This proud Mom is very attentive, as is the father. They take turns tending the babes, and feeding. Fascinating to watch, as the cats can … Continue Reading ››