This painting, not beautifully photographed, is the background in one
of the rooms in my studio. It is big, and is of a scene I love in Nova
Scotia -- one of the places where I feel very at home.
People will say art is a window into the soul. And that's true too --
but landscapes can be a window into where you love to be. So
this large landscape tells me that Nova Scotia is out there, and I'll
see it again -- but in the meantime -- isn't this beautiful?
Plus the painting -- a diptych -- also tells me that I've done this before
(painted large work) and can do it again -- so it gives me confidence.
I am so grateful for the art world, and the gifts it gives me, and to
my parents for sending me to OCAD years ago, and starting my
And while we're at it -- my kindergarten teacher Mrs. Jordan, who
started me painting.
Have a loving your life day.