We are greeted by a thick bank of lake fog every morning, lately. Some times we can’t even see the far side of the lake, it’s so thick. The air is chilly and everything is dripping with dew. By noon, though, the sun has burned off the last wisps and the air is clear and… Continue reading Stolen Summer Kisses in my October Garden
In 2012 I did a series of one minute films that I called “one Yukon minute.” The idea was to spend one minute in meditation, looking at a photograph…except it would be a living photograph, with movement and sound. Serene. Tranquil. Something to reflect on and calm the mind. A moving meditation, so to speak.… Continue reading Y: Yukon meditation
Mr. C and I visited the National Art Gallery in Ottawa in 2001, and lucky for us, several Vincent van Gogh paintings were in residence at the time. Vincent van Gogh’s paintings are breath taking, especially – especially! – in person. If you haven’t stood in front of a van Gogh yet, please put it… Continue reading V is for Vincent
I love stitching these little gifts! I traced the pattern from a little book called Embroidery pour le Jardinier by Sylvie Blondeau that my son gave me for Christmas a couple of years ago. I used Kaffe Fassett fabric on the backs. Quick and pretty!
Warning: this post is photo intensive! Let me introduce you to The Friendship Garden Quilt! It comes by its name honestly, because it started out life as a bee block! I am part of a Flickr group quilting bee with 5 other ladies. We call ourselves We Bee Canadian. We each make 2 blocks for… Continue reading The Friendship Garden Quilt
One year ago today I drove away from Whitehorse, embarking on a solo journey down the Alaska Highway in -30 something temperatures. I stopped along the way to take some photos and jot down some poems. Here is that post. Day One: Whitehorse to Watson Lake (December 2, 2013) This is the Alaska Highway: … Continue reading Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today