Last week we went east out of town along Lake Ontario. We spent time in a small village and in three different Provincial Parks, walking along the beaches and a marsh boardwalk, watching gulls, terns, tiny fast walking birds, swans and egrets. It was a time both of quiet and of listening to the waves… Continue reading Dramatic Sky Over Lake Ontario
I was out of town recently, on vacation east of Toronto. While I am accustomed to urban settings, having nearly always lived in a city, I was happy to go to quieter places away from the roar of traffic and closer to nature. My husband and I stayed in a small town and made day… Continue reading Black, White and Grey
I'm in the midst of designing another appliqué, but I wanted to tell you about a recent outing I took. On September 20th, my husband and I drove east out of Toronto to Presqu'ile Provincial Park. Because of the pandemic we have not been able to get out of the city to be in more… Continue reading Presqu’ile Provincial Park
I've made some carved adjustments to the Wake Up print but haven't yet printed the results. What I have been doing is dismantling and cutting up old paintings that I've felt are not my best. I'm working, slowly, to whittle down my stuff--whether works I've made or things I've bought. As part of that I've… Continue reading Canvases in Pieces
While out for a stroll on the boardwalk in Toronto the other week, we came upon a happy surprise...