This post was written in May 2016 I have had the opportunity to take another beginner’s Watercolor Painting class. The picture I created was inspired by the Sleeping Bear Dunes which are along the coast of Lake Michigan along the western side of the state of Michigan. The shades of blue in the water and sky along with the rocky coast covered in rich green … Continue reading Life in Watercolor
You may have noticed I have had a flower theme lately. It’s such a lovely time of year with colorful blossoms everywhere. Flowers remind me of the things that we can count on in life. The beautiful things that return time after time. Just like God’s love. They remind me that there is always something positive and beautiful there to be seen if only we … Continue reading Persistence
When we decide that something has to be a certain way we create suffering and disappointment. When we have rigid views of how things should be, what others should do, and what outcomes should be, our thinking is unyielding and we often create unhappiness for ourselves. Instead of finding joy in the journey, we fixate on what our chattering minds tell us is wrong with the … Continue reading Expectation
Time certainly flies when you’re keeping busy. Summer was fantastic here in Michigan. The weather was warm and sunny, I was able to spend a lot of time around great people and wonderful horses at a local equestrian farm, and my gardens happily grew and are now providing me with a delicious harvest. I was able to visit Chicago in mid-August for a friend’s special … Continue reading Time Flies!
It’s Buy Michigan Week! The Buy Michigan Now Fest is a three-day event held in downtown Northville and is designed to help stimulate Michigan’s economy by highlighting Michigan-based businesses that offer locally grown and manufactured products. Some of my personal favorites: blueberries, art, wine, baked goods, asparagus and cherries. http://www.buymichigannowfest.com/index.php Continue reading It’s Buy Michigan Week!
I love visiting Chicago. I tend to prefer the country, but if I had to pick a large city to live in, Chicago would be it. The public transportation, friendly people, and the immense number of opportunities in this city are the things that attract me the most. I also love the location on Lake Michigan as well as the cultural aspects. What’s your favorite … Continue reading CHICAGO
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