"Stormy" in acrylic
playing with paint on a stormy day.

Stormy Day Rhythms

The clouds thicken, the flecks of weak sunlight disappear; darkening and dropping ‘til a soft sprinkle of rain begins. The wind and waves slowly and steadily gather strength. Blow, splash. Blow, splash. White caps parade across the bay as the islands play hide and seek in the fog, then dissolve into gray. Windows rattle. Tall…

early morning by the sea

Flowers by the Sea

A few photos from our vacation on Mt. Dessert Island of lupine & beach rose, the quintessential Maine ocean-side flowers, and some favorite daisy shots (they are happy by the sea, too!)  And a poem thrown in for good measure.  :) Flowers by the Sea Lupine’s purple spires announce, “summer’s here!” The deep purples gray…

"Harry" - mixed media acrylic & paper

ROY G BIV (Weekly Photo Challenge)

Huh – ROY G. BIV.  I have never heard of that.  Like they say, you learn something every day! (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet – the colors of the rainbow, for anyone else who didn’t know this one either). I have been working on these paintings and considered sharing them for the them…

Be together in love

Weirdness and reminders to love

Last week, I attended a memorial service for the third of three of my childhood friends who have passed on in the past six months – two from cancer and one from suicide. A younger neighbor that I adore is struggling with cancer. She is only 45. Today, I read in the newspaper about one…