Today was the day I was supposed to be taking my first helicopter ride and starting my yearly trek to Florida. It didn’t turn out quite the way I planned. I’m sitting in my house, in my pyjamas looking out at the dreary Canadian winter. We bought a place in Florida 2 years ago. We… Read More We’re Halfway Through January
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
I’ve been taking painting classes. You can see more about that here. My latest painting is here.
I’m taking an intermediate watercolour painting class. Here are my paintings.
I’ve dabbled in watercolour paintings in the past but never really stuck with it. You can see my other work here. Now I’m going to dedicate some time to really learning and practicing. Here is what we did Week Two Week 3 Week 4
I just received a phone call that has left me warm and fuzzy. A woman I met in Florida, who just happens to live close to me in Canada read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell, gave it to her daughter, who in turn recommended it to her daughter. The twenty-four year old granddaughter… Read More My Readers Warm My Heart
We spent yesterday touring Sarasota by boat.
We’re going back to Canada after two months in sunny Florida.
I am in Sarasota, Florida hosting my first international book signing event for my memoir Not My Story To Tell.
I retired after forty years working with teens who have special needs in October. After a whirlwind few months promoting my memoir, Not My Story To Tell I’ve finally come to the realization that this is my life. It’s a wonderful feeling.