pandemic

a painting a day

 

A bouquet for the first day of spring…

…but also to say thank you to all my friends, colleagues, nurses, students, residents and indeed all the health care workers here in British Columbia and around the world who are on the front line working so hard to keep us all safe. They are heroes all and I thank them from the bottom of my heart.

But our hearts are also broken to know of those who are losing their lives every day as I send my condolences to all their grieving families around the world.

To help ease the pain we are all feeling and to give some purpose to my self-isolation my plan now is to post either a new or sometimes older painting each day during these difficult times, inspired by my WordPress friend Kelly who started a Daily Dose of Beauty yesterday on her wonderful CompassAndCamera blog to help us “feel and understand our shared humanity.” Thank you Kelly for inspiring us all with your words and photos.

Stay safe and well everyone.

19-11-3-20


 
Today, March 11th 2020, The Director General of the WHO declared that, “COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.” Our thanks are to all the doctors, nurses and healthcare workers around the world working so hard, day and night, for all of their patients and communities, as we send sympathy to families who have lost their loved ones and wish a full recovery to all those still in hospitals and intensive care units around the world.