I’ve participated in a couple of open art sessions and finished two paintings. The watercolour is from a photograph of my grandson, Oliver when he was two. The day was a special memory because we had a small gathering to spread Justine’s ashes in the memorial garden. The name painting is done in acrylic paint… Read More Painting in Florida
One of my readers mentioned Wattpad yesterday. I’ve published two short stories there. Have you heard of it? It’s an easy way of testing the waters in self-publishing. I have to admit I haven’t spent much time learning how to get followers, even though I’ve followed others. Here are the stories I published there. It’s… Read More Wattpad
Justine loved unicorns when she was a child. She chose pastel coloured unicorn wallpaper for her bedroom when we gave her a choice of a theme. She collected unicorns and had many. My Little Pony was a favourite and she had a unicorn one. Beanie Babies were popular and she had a unicorn one. We… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Decoration
I’ve been busy with my grandson, Oliver and have not fulfilled my promise to write every day. You can read my post about that here. Sometimes life does get in the way. I’m happy to announce that I’ve nearly worked my way through the entire alphabet with one or two letters left. Today I’d like to… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge- Interests
Thanks to Soulseaker for this fun summer challenge. Yesterday I posted Days 1 to 7. Today’s topic is light. One day, a few months after Justine died, I was out in my garden when an angel appeared. You can read more about that here.
One summer two little tiny grey kittens appeared on my back deck. I think their mama had had them under there and felt they were big enough to be on their own. I estimated they were around 8 weeks old. I wanted to keep them but my husband was not in favour of allowing them… Read More Angel and Mittens
When I saw this week’s inspiration for Camera Lucida photo challenge I started looking for a sign. I went out into a little garden that I had revamped last summer as a memorial garden for my daughter, Justine, who was killed in a car accident last year. The sun was streaming right into it so I… Read More The Sign-Camera Lucida
My daughter, Justine was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder when she was a teenager. For those who don’t know what that is, it’s a mental illness and it used to be called “Manic-Depression”. Both labels fit Justine. She would go through phases where she was on top of the world, getting great jobs, new vehicles, great… Read More Angel On My Shoulder