Monday, September 1, 2008

Luxurious Labour Day

This was the kind of day that makes you ache for its
return all year. The temperature was perfect for
sitting on the back porch watching cardinal couples
and blue jays swooping into and out of my neighbour's
grape vines. I sat on the back porch with my cat Timbah
on my knee just drinking in the view. The warmth was

Nasturtiums take flight
7" x 9"
acrylic on canvas
For dinner we ate the fresh corn and tomatoes we bought
at a farm stand yesterday, and marveled at how
absolutely perfect that combination was.

Nasturtiums take flight
7" x 9"
acrylic on canvas

I finished up this little painting. The nasturtiums won't
be able to withstand frost, so we're enjoying them as
much as possible while it's warm. Here's a parting shot from
Port Stanley -- a rosy salute to summer.

Sunset Port Stanley
Goodbye August

Have a peaceful and happy day back at work or school.

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