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
When I was growing up I was the furthest thing from an artist that you could imagine. Sure, I could stay in the lines while colouring but I couldn’t draw a straight line. I had no interest in art. I was a sociable girl and playing with my friends was my favourite thing to do.… Read More Who Knew I’d Be An Artist?
My grandson, Oliver is 2 1/2 and has spoken in complete sentences for months now. He’s small for his age and it’s funny to see people’s reactions when he carries on entire conversations. People literally crank their heads and stare. He was visiting this weekend. It’s our ritual to go next door and play on… Read More Oooooo..Pretty!
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
I’ve always admired tiny fairy gardens. They seem so sweet and innocent. I pour over Pinterest and pin many there. Today I went to the garden centre to buy some herbs. I saw the fairy garden section and looked at all the miniature items. Then I remembered I already have many miniatures in my basement.… Read More Justine’s Fairy Garden
I’m excited that I will be writing in the “Tell Me A Story Writing Challenge” next weekend. I participated last fall. You can read more about that here. I wrote a story about my childhood and an incident that happened. You can read it here. It was a wonderful day but I hesitated entering this time. It was cold… Read More The Creative Juices
I spend as much time as I can with my daughter, Candice and my grandson, Oliver. I play with and walk my dog, Boo. I garden. I work in a High School with autistic teenagers. I spend time with my family. I make handmade wedding invitations and other wedding… Read More What Do You Do When You’re Not Blogging?