Farewell Flirt

Despite the many wonderful and exciting things I have going on with my art, on the personal front it’s been a very depressing and difficult month. Our little toy poodle, Flirt, was unexpectedly diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in her mouth in May. Other than the fleshy lump protruding slightly from under her upper lip, […]

Ottawa Plein Air Adventurers at Humanics Sanctuary

Last summer I started an informal Plein Air group that met every second Thursday between 10 am to 1 pm. The outings were so popular and so many people asked if they would continue this year, that I decided to formalize things just a bit and, since there are no other “official” plein air groups […]

2016 Reflections

Life has been full to overflowing for me these past many months, so much so that it’s left me almost breathless. But with the warmth of Christmas fading and the end of the year staring me hard in the face, I feel the need to make space to catch my breath and recap here some […]

A Whirlwind Trip

I’ve been so busy these past couple of weeks, that the time has just flashed past . . . and once again I am falling behind in my posting here.

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DSC 140 – from imagination – graphite in 5.5″ x 8.5″ Stillman & Birn Alphas series […]

A Milestone!

Yesterday was my 35th wedding anniversary! 🙂 I guess in today’s world, Hubby and I are a bit of a rarity. My best girlfriend (who was also my maid of honour — and has been married as many years as me) teased me about my 35 years of wedded “bliss”! We had a pretty good […]