Monthly Archives: June 2008

canada day kelowna

Tonight after Cameron and I hung my show in the Rotary Centre, we went to the local Nepalese restaurant and the owner’s daughter was sitting quietly at the table. She wore a red plaid dress and was truly a beautiful … Continue reading

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Kelowna at 100 in the shade

Today we had scorching weather. My husband was helping a friend work on his place and checked out the temperature. 100 in the shade in Farenheit. I mostly read a book. Doing the dishes in the dishwasher was a bad … Continue reading

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Absolute commitment Canadian Artist

I think we all feel very scattered. The only down time is when one is down. As in down and out. Down for the count. Down in the mouth. Hidden under a down coverlet waiting for the world to go … Continue reading

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Neighbourhoods

There are many definitions for neighbourhoods. There is the geographic proximity of people who reside close to your dwelling. Last night at our neighbourhood association meeting we had the speaker, Stan Chung, come in to remind us about the strength … Continue reading

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The Passive House

You are thinking passive is a bad thing, like in passive aggressive. But a solution to carbon footprints leaving nasty marks on the carpet of the earth is in view. There is an interesting design alternative in Europe. Germany has … Continue reading

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Living Small in Kelowna, The Beautiful Life

I will finish up plumping up and trimming the yard then off to the studio to work on submissions for three shows and to complete a commission for a poet in Drummond, Ontario. I have done the graphic design work … Continue reading

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Images for the Show

Today I picked up more images backgrounds to paint into for the upcoming show. Wow! Is it every wonderful We walked away from all of the work piled up and enjoyed a coffee while reading books at Chapters. Get Smart … Continue reading

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Thesaurus entry: confusion

Signs that you are doing too much… read them! Yesterday I was hanging around the word magical in my mind. I was writing a column and just didn’t want to use magical but I was hanging around it. Thinking to … Continue reading

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Okay, so this is not an elevated entry. Well something was elevated and it was my eyebrows. While in Home Depot last night I saw a twenty-year-old girl wearing tiny white shorts that allowed all to experience the brevity or … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen on CBC

Last night after working in the studio, buying groceries, cleaning and then preparing the kitchen to be less of a shock and horror upon arising, I listened to a CBC broadcast of an interview with Leonard Cohen. Remarkable that, not … Continue reading

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