Month: November 2018

Art and Alzheimer’s Yesterday would have been my grandmother’s 83rd birthday, but sadly Vascular dementia combined with Alzheimer’s caused her final stroke this past August. We celebrated her love for life with her favorite dinner and game, remembering her final months. The previous 5 months were spent with us, onRead More →

Living in the country, there is so much wildlife to appreciate. Like this cute little American toad, I only noticed because of the lovely mushroom it happened to be beside. We are so fortunate to live in an area full of these creatures. The evenings are loud with their callsRead More →

  Orangutan awareness week – Nov 4-10, 2018!   I have always wanted to challenge myself with a large painting. So after finally being able to purchase some on sale in 2015, I was ready. After deciding on Orangutans, then looking through many posted images. I settled on a motherRead More →

So after a very long 2018, I found some time this weekend to look at my paintings. These big canvases require lots of paint and time to spread it across their canvas. The Prancing Horse painting is large at 2ft by 3ft. It was wonderful to see the clouds formRead More →

It has been 100 years since the ending of WW1, and on this Remembrance Day, I was reflecting on the many people who have served in past and present wars, whether soldiers or peacekeepers, putting their lives in danger. Thinking about those people who are my family, friends, acquaintances, previousRead More →