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Had a chance to get away a few weeks ago to Savary Island up the coast.  The perfect break from it all. Two ferry rides and a last quick boat ride across to the island and we felt appropriately removed from all of that regular life...

I was planning on doing some more work on my painting of this beautiful black sea dog whose hair-- I was told -- only curls when she's wet.  The water really was that blue that day. It was still fairly chunky and I thought I'd go...

School started this week. I know. I feel the same. Just before that I took some time to paint on the long weekend.  This big painting had been sitting since June but I added the coral inside bits of the fish and a bit more.  Done! And just...

The race to get back to the marina before it closes for the night. ...

A seal swam into the swimming bay last night, much closer than usual.  At first I thought it was an old grey dog, and wondered who it belonged to, but a voice at the back of my head was saying, "I don't think so."  A...

Look who I found as I headed out today.  That's the inside of my front door he's hanging onto.  (In my head, because of past visitors, my brain starts playing "Dweller on the Threshold" by Van Morrison.  Just happens.)   I believe he got there...

First you get to look.  Then you get to munch. Sweet....

Isn't summer exquisite? I've been working very hard lately, very little time for painting. That's OK.  My time will come.  Have been avoiding blogging here a bit as I am supposed to be a painter and that's hard to blog when I am painting so little but...

All right.  It's time. A few years ago one summer night the cat who sleeps on my bed leaped on with such a big thud that it woke me up.  This in itself worried some far off, sleep-dim part of my brain since she usually comes and goes...

Whew.  Not much time for painting or keeping up lately.  This weekend though was a long weekend, with Canada Day on Monday.  we had the first full burst of summer weather.  I got up and painted Saturday and Sunday morning, first time in weeks, and...