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Pursuit

Thank You for wanting to spend time with me Thank You for choosing to bless me even when I am undeserving Thank You wooing me with your beautiful rainbow skies You catch my breath as you show me your splendour You are the Poet, the Artist, the Lover Thank You for waiting Your grace is…

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My 2013

This past year was full of ups and downs. There were some days where I felt completely grateful and blessed, and others where I cried despairingly and felt broken. Yet I look back at each of these moments and can honestly tell myself that even if I could go back, I wouldn’t change a thing –…

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Seventeen Times

There was an old woman tossed up in a basket Seventeen times as high as the moon Where she was going, I could not but ask it For in her hand she carried a broom “Old woman, old woman, old woman,” quoth I, “O wither, o wither, o wither so high?” “To brush the cobwebs…

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Mercat Boqueria

I spent a very snowy afternoon today finishing this painting I had started a few weeks ago. I had visited Barcelona spring of 2009 and my favourite place by far was the Boqueria Market! I had never before been to such an immense marketplace with so many sights, sounds, and smells. It is just as lively…

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An Italian Carousel

So I went out this last weekend, bought my watercolour supplies, and got right to work! I chose to sketch the merry-go-round in Florence, Italy located in the Piazza Repubblica. This merry-go-round had caught my eye from afar when I was taking a solo stroll  down the street and I just had venture down to…

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Energizer

I miss painting. I think I’m going to pick up some brushes and paints this weekend and just go at it. I am getting so excited just thinking about it. I also plan to catch up on some much neglected reading this weekend. I find I resort to watching TV shows and movies every time…

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I’m Thankful For…

- chinook arches – fall colours – preparing dinner with friends – grandparents – the doggie – mum’s cooking – organic pumpkin pie (with maple walnut ice cream) – movies at home – lying on a sister’s bed and talking or doing nothing – lying on my parents’ bed and talking or doing nothing -…