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have a seat...

in this natural setting. enjoy.

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The view from here

I thought I’d share a couple of photos from our latest wilderness getaway. The family usually just packs up the camper and heads out. We sometimes have a general direction in mind, but we don’t always have a place. We … Continue reading

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mocha in my Helvetica mug, does it get any better than that?

A warm drink on a blustery day to help me stay focused. I have just over a month to go in my master’s studies and I am looking forward to completing the work. This last class is on aesthetics in … Continue reading

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Mucking around in the studio

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Finding Foundation

We are listening as artist Toni Onley sweeps his arm along the horizon. “Now this is worth painting!” he declares. My eyes follow his arm out past his fingertips and I fight back a feeling of vertigo as I see the … Continue reading

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smoke, coyotes, and mild weather

These are seemingly unrelated topics at first. What they have in common is their connection to my life lived in rural BC. This land calls to me with images of loveliness, brilliant green in spring, vibrant colors in summer and … Continue reading

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Trickster

My history with corvids (crows, ravens, magpies) goes back a ways. When I was about 14 yrs old, I had my bedroom upstairs in an old farmhouse. There was a small window in a dormer and it lead right out … Continue reading

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Deep scars inspire deep questions.

Sitting alone with my tea Saturday morning is something I enjoy. This morning as I sipped with both hands I looked at the moon-shaped scars on my left hand, then an arrow shaped scar on my right thumb. I don’t have many scars, but … Continue reading

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in the moment

I spent some time ‘in the moment’ today. As soon as everyone had gone off to work and school, I took the dogs and headed down the road for a walk. It was cool out, perhaps only +3. The moon,  … Continue reading

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