Weekly Photo Challenge – A Place in The World

I love living on Cortes Island B.C. Canada… it’s A (The) Place in The World where I belong!!! With all its natural beauty, forests, lakes, ocean beaches and shores – as well as an amazing community that has always made me feel welcome – I really cannot think of a better place to call home.

Daily Tarot Card

I have been intrigued by the Tarot for as long as I can remember: A series of cards with colour and images representing the many stations of human life, that we read using both our knowledge and our intuition to find the message to a question. I recently retired from my chosen career as aContinue reading “Daily Tarot Card”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Lines

Spring is in full bloom on our beautiful little island, and all around the garden Lines are popping up everywhere. From the trim of the garden beds, the fence posts, all the stems and the leaves of the plants. But have you ever just stopped to check out the flower petals? I think flowers areContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Lines”

Weekly Photo Challenge – I Would Rather Be!

As I am writing this post, I am sitting on one of the four BC ferry rides that will take me to a day on the town in Campbell River. Now don’t take me wrong; I appreciate the fact I can live such a deeply rural life on one of the most beautiful West CoastContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – I Would Rather Be!”

Six Petals Retreat – Costa Rica

My Six Petals Retreat was an amazing experience! I was so happy to land at the La Carolina Lodge – a wonderful 172-acres resort nestled in the middle of the Costa Rican rain forest. I spent a luscious seven days of self-care with a full menu of Pilates, yoga, meditation, delicious food created on site through aContinue reading “Six Petals Retreat – Costa Rica”

Pranamat – What’s That?

I am happy to announce that I recently joined the ambassador program for Pranamat! You will hear me chat about it every once and a while and since you might be asking yourself “Pranamat, what’s that?” So here is the answer – Pranamat is a portable massage & acupressure mat that releases back pain, improves sleep, boostsContinue reading “Pranamat – What’s That?”

Staycation = Art-Vacation

Everyone’s idea of a  perfect staycation may differ, but whatever your idea is, I strongly suggest you try it some day. First off, no matter how you choose to spend it, it will be spent where you live and taking advantage of your local attractions, your home, your family and your favourite activity (mine isContinue reading “Staycation = Art-Vacation”

Goals for 2018

Goals!!! I like to think everyone has them, and I believe they are a tool for growth and creating your dreams. Goals are how I choose to live my life by – Not resolutions as I find them easier to stick to, of course this is just me…. As we come to the end of theContinue reading “Goals for 2018”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Variations on a Theme

It’s official: I have taken to a new medium of creating art!!! It’s been a slow process but I am making strides forward with the help of the few friends who are kind enough to patiently guide me along the way. I have been learning to use my spinning wheel to create my own yarn.Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Variations on a Theme”

But What Is Your Passion?

I have been a working artist for over 30 years in the hair, make up and fashion styling industry and have just recently retired!!! And I loved my profession – so now what??? Since I moved to Cortes Island six years ago, I’ve had the chance to dabble in many mediums of art which led toContinue reading “But What Is Your Passion?”