Friday, November 28, 2008


The last picture is of us, after our dear guests have left, the food put away, dishwasher loaded, some straightening up of the debaucherie scene!:-)

Oops...Got Another Gift

A bug, a silver bug...a bug made out of silver...with 2 turquoise buggy eyes!


From bottom up:
Us (courtesy pic by Emily)
Davem gave us a beautiful gift but the wrapping was perhaps even more so!
Our champagne
Our dinner food...lobster etc.,
Steve's gift to me: in my name he gave through Heifer the following
A cow
A pig
A goat
A sheep
A flock of chickens
A flock of geese
A flock of ducks
And a whole bunch of honeybees
To be given to needy families around the world. Check their site:
How absolutely magnificent a husband, what a dear beloved treasure!
NO, you can't have him!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Our 20th Anniversary

You rock!

Mask for Summer

Art Quilt, 1990 inspired by a Zaire Songe mask
48" x 48"
Hand dyed fabrics, silk brocade, hand dyed silks, handwoven fabric from Guatemala, African cottons
Machine pieced, hand quilted by Amish women
Not sure about the date I made this quilt, might have been 1989.
Posting this instead of no post!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Quote for Today

In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular.

Kathy Norris

Monday, November 24, 2008

We are Rich!

Billionaires in fact...take a look....carefully.... at the country of origin!
And we are ready to share with you, our friends!
PS: This, however, will barely buy us a baguette!
Allan gave us this one

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Quote For Today

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering. (Saint Augustine)

Tiny Creatures in the Fruit Bowl!

How did this happen?

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Gift From Our Girls

Today I am gratedful for these beautiful eggs collected a moment ago

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Quote for Today

I have the feeling that I've seen everything, but failed to notice the elephants. (Anton Chekhov)

Friday, November 14, 2008

Not so Long Ago

The pond....very abstract and now all cleaned up and covered with nets to prevent the leaves from falling into it.

Salon Marie- Claire Idees

You are all invited to go to Paris to the Salon where my brilliant sister exposes:

Dates : 14, 15 et 16 novembre 2008
Horaires : 10h – 19h
Lieu : Grande Halle de la Villette à Paris
211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Place de la Fontaines aux Lions
Paris 19ème

I am VERY proud of her, go check her jewelry:

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Quote of the Day....I Like Aldous, Do You?......

There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Berries Picked up While Walking

Swazziket, you will recognize something in the picture immediately above...
As for these little gold round berries I do not know what they are but they are so pretty!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Monday, November 10, 2008

Nothing Much to Report

So here is the pomegranate I bought today, one of my usual flower close-ups, a texture shot (vase) and an object displaying what we never have enough of...
In other words what a lowly blogger posts when no drawing, no painting, no running, no nothing interesting is around

There are Moments.....

"You have a problem?"

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Yummy Cosmos

Quote For Today

Coincidences are spiritual puns. (G. K. Chesterton)

Nothing Much

What marvellous gold coins...fresh from some pirate ship