Category Archives: Art

These posts are about our art work.

Rainy Day Painting and Reading

Yesterday it rained for 10 consecutive hours. No walking all day. We stayed inside reading, drawing, and painting. Here’s a painting I did. It’s a composite of the pier posts in our backyard and the view across the bay. Those … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day for Art

After a dark, cloudy and rainy day yesterday we awoke to sunshine and a return to warm temps. Our first stop of the day was at the local farmers market to get some fresh vegetables and check out the scene. … Continue reading

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A Hazy Day

The skies were quite hazy today and rain is a possibility in the next few days. It also was humid so we chose to be a bit lazy. After a leisurely morning we drove to Filberg Heritage Park to take … Continue reading

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The Day of the Eagles

This morning I was awakened by the call of eagles. We have heard a few of them since arriving, but hadn’t seen them. However, this morning at least 20 eagles came into our bay with the tide. Every tree in … Continue reading

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Hottest Day Yet, But Not Really

Norman and Janet departed this morning in order to catch the Black Ball Ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles. We had a fun week with them in Victoria and here at our rental in Courtenay. After they left we did … Continue reading

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First Day in Courtenay

Today I woke at 4:00 AM to sunshine peaking over the horizon and into the bedroom window. At 6:00 AM I gave up trying to sleep and arose to greet the sunny day. Here’s the morning view from our living … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

Today it is gray and rainy. We had a lazy morning. I spent the time working on some ukulele music and practicing my bass ukulele. After lunch we walked down the street to the Robert Bateman Centre. He is one … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Park

A beautiful sunny day in Victoria! The perfect day for walking and art in Beacon Hill Park. First we walked and took photos. My photography was curtailed because I had forgotten to bring a fresh battery for my camera. However … Continue reading

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Riddle: Why did the Orca cross the road?

This morning we took a long walk into downtown Victoria to Merchies for tea and stop for some other items we forgot to pack. I’m partial to Merchies’ Paris Afternoon tea and we bought a few more to try. It … Continue reading

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Another Painting Adventure Begins

Today we left our house in care of some friends and drove north into Canada. Our next six weeks will be spent painting on Vancouver Island. That means a 30 minute wait at the border and a 90 minute ferry … Continue reading

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