One of the luckiest accidents to happen to me in
recent years was meeting my friend Flora Doehler.
She is a great artist -- her art sings with colour,
And Flora puts her money where her mouth is.
Sick of the nine to five, high pressured, city
life in Toronto, and eager to devote herself
to her art, and live in the company of like minded
souls, Flora and her husband Larry moved to
Bear River, Nova Scotia last fall. They just
picked up stakes and set off with their
cat to drive to a new life.
her home/studio in Toronto was always an
inspiration. Larry is a metal artist, and incredibly
handy, so every corner of their house was filled
with ideas of how to paint, design, arrange a
warm inviting home.
Flora also led me kicking and screaming into
blog land. I couldn't do it, when she first
proposed the idea. But after reading her
delightful blog for months, I realized how
much I looked forward to reading her blog
every day, and decided to start one of my
I'm not surprised that things are going
well for her in Bear River, and that people
love her and Larry wherever they go.
Her wonderful laugh, kind smile, and
inspiring ideas are all the passport she'll ever
Have a creatively flowering day.
- Barbara Muir
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- I paint and draw on commission and for shows. To commission a portrait, or purchase one of my paintings please contact me at: email@example.com
A major highlight in my career? Drawing Oprah Winfrey live via Skype for her show "Where in the Skype are you? Galleries: Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada. The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City. Gallery at the Porch Door, Kingston, Canada. Your positive comments on this blog mean the world to me. I'd love to hear from you!