watercolor workshop

Thank you to Inés Beatriz for a wonderful virtual watercolor workshop today; what a treat. And thank you to the BC Surgical Society for including it as one of the Virtual Wellness Activities in this year’s program. Visit Inés’s lovely website to enjoy her work, particularly her beautiful pet portraits. If you have a pet that you love you will love them all.

a year of sundays

Discover Challenge: Animal

This week Cheri asks us to “look to the bond between human and animal for inspiration…If you currently have or have had a pet,”she writes, “you know the bond between human and animal is special, strong, and irreplaceable.”


Well the bond between Sunday, who walked into our lives twelve years ago on a Sunday, and me is indeed “special strong and irreplaceable.” These twelve calendar photos show why, particularly the last one where she has joined me in the studio and where she is right now as I am writing this post.

Wishing all my friends here in Canada a very Happy Thanksgiving.


my muse awaits me

The Story Behind The Door…or the muse that meows.

door i

As I arrive at the studio today behind the door my unclothed muse awaits me…

door ii

purring quietly and sitting patiently, ready to inspire me with her presence.

door iv

Her name is Sunday and she is greatly loved by us all.