Lemons in an orange world (working title)
Work in Process.
Acrylic on cradled wood panel
8 x 8 inches
Barbara Muir © 2017
No I don't mean drugs or alcohol in my title -- I really
mean reality -- the beauty of day-to-day and not so
common blows me away, and gives me endless
Today again going grocery shopping the store had
these beautiful oranges with the luscious big leaves.
I don't think I ever saw a leaf on an orange until I
visited Italy. We tend to be more aggressive and
reductive with our supermarket fruit.
Past experience (last week) told me those leaves
dry up overnight in our Canadian house's winter
dry air, so I sat down with them and went to town.
This time I took photos too, in case they are changed
too drastically by morning. And I am happy.
It has been a weekend of major demonstrations of
unity on the theme of women's rights, and human
rights across the world. The sheer magnitude of that
outcry moved me so deeply. And I continue to revel
in the everyday too.
Have a loving-the-great-and-small