I love Spring. It means my garden is coming back to life. And the asparagus is emerging, the azaleas are blooming and the Spring onions are ready to harvest. Of course, today it is raining and it’s supposed to continue to rain here until Wednesday when our little town of Heathsville is one of the… Continue reading Gardening Again
There are times I feel like I may have made a mess of things. Other times when I’ve taken on projects big enough I have doubts about my ability to survive them. Sometimes I feel like I just need to stay in my own little comfort zone and recover from the outward world and focus… Continue reading Tomato Paste
It has been a long time for a blog post. Too, long really. My apologies. But I have a good excuse. I might even go so far as to call it a good reason. I took on a very large project, one which also has engaged almost all of my creative skills. One which has… Continue reading Just checking in
Got out with the Northern Neck Plein Air Group today. The weather could hardly have been nicer other than a rather stiff breeze that started kicking up around 10 a.m. Five of us turned out. We met up in the parking area of the Dameron Marsh Nature Preserve and walked all over the place before… Continue reading The Season Begins
Today the sky was clear and the winds were balmy. It is supposed to be very similar tomorrow and I’m going out with the Northern Neck Plein Air Group to Dameron Salt March Preserve to do a little Plein Air Painting as the opening for our 2017 season. So far, it looks like I’m going… Continue reading Weirdly Weather
Yesterday, as my husband was working on our income tax paperwork, he was complaining about how it was becoming a bit complex due to multiple revenue sources such as stock dividends, several different retirement checks and soon to be a small income from work I will be doing as a kitchen consultant at a local… Continue reading Hobby, Amateur or Professional?
I’m a tad behind my own schedule. It’s been a busy week. But I want to record my impressions from the Liz Haywood-Sullivan Workshop hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Pastel Society last weekend. Because it was a three-day workshop (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) we were fortunate enough to keep to the original dates falling on President’s… Continue reading Workshop Report