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Is It Luck?

  I certainly feel lucky when I look around me, look at my life as it unfolds its daily trek to the unknown. I have a beautiful house on a beautiful piece of land, amazing neighbors, wonderful children, friends, a … Continue reading

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Beauty

One of my constant obsessions has been thinking about what makes something beautiful. People tell me my dog is beautiful. He’s just a puppy still, but he magnetizes other beings, all ages, sizes, species. He has a dignity in how … Continue reading

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The Daily Bread

  Today is National French Toast Day. Did you know that? Or maybe it’s just in Canada. One of my favorite French toast memories is from when I lived in NYC. There was a restaurant on the corner of 8th … Continue reading

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More red

IMG_3444, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. When I was painting the walls of my house recently, I put together chips of the various colors I wanted to use: various grays, light and dark, dark blue, split pea green, robin’s egg blue. … Continue reading

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Sitting it out

  Usually I’m not much for working sitting down, especially when I have some big paintings on the go. But for the past few days, it has been necessary. It’s that springtime energy blast that has put me in a … Continue reading

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Synchronized possibilities

It may be time to resurface, think about things other than when I can get back into my studio, what needs more work, what works, how to solve those inevitable, nagging possibilities.  I’ve been painting with an intensity that’s been … Continue reading

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