Lovely Lines Side Table – Rescued & Refurbished – Part 2

The Transformation continued... Do you recall where this one started? Take a quick peek at Lovely Lines Side table - Rescued & Refurbished Part 1.    I wasn't certain of the colour choice I made. I couldn't get my heart into the matte surface finish and couldn't grab a picture I liked a lot.   … Continue reading Lovely Lines Side Table – Rescued & Refurbished – Part 2

Making A Promise Of Growth

Here We Go... I've started reading The Artist Way by Julia Cameron on the advice of a an excellent Life Coach. I had complained that I was having a creative block and it felt tied into much of the transitions I'm going through on my growth journey right now. She's not only understood what I … Continue reading Making A Promise Of Growth

THE ZONE Newsletter Ed. #9

 

Adventures In Veggieland

A special thank you to all our guinea pigs... I mean former meat-lovers... Umm, Err, Friends, I mean... who courageously accepted our invitation to a meatless feast. Sawsan & I have been bragging and babbling on enthusiastically for weeks about how much our food options have exploded since embracing a more vegetarian lifestyle. I Guess … Continue reading Adventures In Veggieland

“THE ZONE” Newsletter ed. #5

Helping The Kids at Club Zone of Lachine (Friday’s Folks)

Helping The Kids Of Club Zone The mission of Club Zone is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and, develop confidence and skills for life. We contribute to an improved quality of life for young people through a wide range of programs. … Continue reading Helping The Kids at Club Zone of Lachine (Friday’s Folks)

Midweek Poems – Strange Welcoming

Strange Welcoming There’s yellow danger tape across the Church’s front door There are many small signs spread throughout the grounds telling to not walk there There’s a big No Parking sign warning fines if ignored There’s a Wet Paint sign on the bench outside the front door There are words carved and weatherworn into the … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Strange Welcoming

My Favourite Art Supplies – Fun with Knives… Pallet Knives, that is.

Pallet Knives: The Review: A basic set is more than enough to work with, but there are many marking effects that can be accomplished with the stranger looking ones… so go ahead and have some fun. Note: I never believed my colleagues that I would eventually prefer painting with pallet knives, but it happened shortly … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Fun with Knives… Pallet Knives, that is.

Fun Fotos For Friday – The garden At The End of Summer

The Fall is near in The Garden at the end of summer. The days are getting shorter. The clouds roll more frequently. The competition for color dominance increases as the trees weigh in. Now we say farewell to the summer flowers and get ready for other things, as the Fall gets comfortable for its very short … Continue reading Fun Fotos For Friday – The garden At The End of Summer

Fun Fotos for Friday – More from my Garden

Well, Fall is upon us here in Montreal and while it's my favorite season, I thought I'd share a few reminders of the beauty our summers bring. The Colony of Tiny Flowers I'm All In Rose Marble Rousseau's Inspiration Taking Shelter The Purple Pollinator