Monthly Archives: February 2009

Summer Writing Workshop in the Okanagan

I just received an email from the coordinator for Continuing Studies suggesting that there be an outdoor workshop writing poetry. What a beautiful thought. Today it is -18 with fresh snow. The heater is sounding like a ship’s engine taking … Continue reading

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How can one tend the garden?

blizzard, snow, wind tearing across the surface left the road looking like sand dunes along the coast of Oregon. Only these snow dunes were on our street. I am preparing work for the Okanagan Erotic Art Show and images for … Continue reading

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What constitutes a luxurious lifestyle?

Almost a vacation day, I got eight hours sleep. Then after the morning drink we sat mediation. Answering mail, loading up facebook with images and finishing the graphics for the CD cover left me with time to do the laundry, … Continue reading

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Reconnecting in a Confusing World

And the theme for today, ladies and gentlemen, will be reconnecting in a confusing world. This morning I had the opportunity to skype chat with Jean Francois Provost a painter from Quebec who is shown in galleries across Canada. The … Continue reading

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Sunday is meant for sitting.

Today we began the day by getting caught up on some of the cleaning and attending to that which had piled up during the week. Piles of laundry, paper, magazines, sandy memories of walking from the street into the house. … Continue reading

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Is Life about Work?

Sunshine is pushing against the two windows in the kitchen. The furnace sounds like the ocean during a storm. Air moving through the space where I am sitting is both cold and warm. Breezes of technology brushing across and under … Continue reading

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Kelowna artist prepares for international show

Preparing for the show in Vienna is exciting and challenging. First of all there is the difficulty of artists from around the world communicating. The languages we are working through are English, German and French. In addition, there is the … Continue reading

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I came out of the gate of life like a racehorse. At the age of 17 I was attending university where I earned a B.A in arts and a B.Ed. in secondary education from Western Washington University in Bellingham. I … Continue reading

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What words are best to describe art?

I am often at a loss as to which words to use to describe my art. Because I begin with a digital photography, it is photography. But it isn’t photography. I load the image into my computer and work it … Continue reading

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Kelowna’s North End Block 500 wins Heritage Conservation Award

Several days ago we in the 500 block of Okanagan Boulevard learned that we had earned this year’s heritage conservation award from the Heritage Society. Our homes were built between the years 1946 and 1955 and are a Cape Cod … Continue reading

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