Tuesday, August 21, 2012


watercolors in stillman and birn 'delta', 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

i think this'll be my last post for a few weeks...  my sister's coming from virginia for three weeks, and while we don't have a definite plan (my go-with-the-flow is prevailing over her must-have-itinerary  ; ), we've got ideas about all kinds of places to go and things to see...   or maybe we'll just hang out here the whole time!  

thank you to those who've written asking if we're safe from the fires.  we're safe...   the closest fire is about 50 miles away,  it's just really smoky.  when the fires (everywhere, not just in california!) come to mind i visualize them calming right down...   it beats feeling helpless.     if you live in california and want a good site for keeping up with current wildfires, check out the cal fire (CDF) blog.  there's a lot of info there.

okay, see you in a few...  

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“I am unable to distinguish between the feeling I have for life and my way of expressing it.” 

~ Henri Matisse

26 comments:

  1. What delicacy!
    Have a wonderful time with your sister.
    I just had the sweetest moments with mine in Paris a few weeks ago. Precious indeed!

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  2. Hey Lynne, glad to read you are safe and away from the fires.......

    Have a wonderful time with your sister.


    Claire :}

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  3. Have lots of fun with your sister!

    Glad you are safe from the fires. I hate that smokey smell - had fires all around when I lived in Florida (1998).

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  4. hey sweet P ... been away my ownself and just read about the fires. Glad you're not too close. Have a big ol' time with your sister and say a sweet hello from me to the magical creatures you find along your way.
    xoxo

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  5. Enjoy your sister time !!!

    Sending love and light and flame calming energy...

    xoxox

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  6. Glad you are safe Lynne. Enjoy your 3 weeks with your sister.

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  7. oh so so glad you are safe from fire... enjoy the time with your sis and your plan to go with flow... sounds fun..
    and thanks for stopping by to look at the old journal pages... xoxo

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  8. I don't have TV so I was not aware of more fires, glad you are safe. We had our share here in NM and I hate that smoky haze and smell.
    I love this little fairy angel!
    Have fun with your sister! You will be missed! xoxo

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  9. your delicate little sprite signals to us your flying off into the world for a little respite from cyberspace. wishing you happy trails as you mosey through the world with your sister.

    PS there's no smoke up here!

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  10. Have a wonderful time with your sister. I just got a few days in with mine while I was on vacation too. I come to realize more and more as I age what a part of my soul she completes with her presence especially when we were teaming up with caring for the folks this trip.
    I must have channeled you when I picked up a flat rock on our shoreline in Maine. I would very much like to paint something as evocative as the faces you share with us. Meanwhile it will serve as a talisman for potential I guess!

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  11. I wish you a great visit with your sister. I will be visiting my sister during this time too ~ yea for sister time.

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  12. this is gorgeous Lynne looks like a boy child to me , just lovely and delicate ...glad u are safe and hope u and your sister have great fun whether u goof off or plan lol im sure u will do both...

    hugz bev

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  13. I LOVE this watercolor Lynne! Love it!

    I hope you have a ton of fun with your sister. I will miss your posts. I hope no fire gets near you and the smoke clears soon!

    xo

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  14. Wishing you a sweet and enjoyable time with your sister. It's good to sit back once and awhile and just 'be' to those around you, rather than trying to splinter the time you have into a bunch of tiny shards; allow yourself to sink in hours upon hours and answer only to whatever, wherever you heart takes you both. That's bliss...a slice of heaven in your own backyard.

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  15. Is your visitor the angel we see? I'm glad you are safe. Enjoy your vacation and keep your notebook and camera with you at all times.

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  16. I thought of Arya when I saw her.
    Have a great time with Sister. I will be picturing you cruising in the sun. xxoo, sus

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  17. Enjoy your time away, and making new memories with your sister!
    xoxoxo

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  18. Coming here for the first time and loving your art ! I love the sensitivity in your art and your style. Love the softness in the brush strokes.
    have a lovely day !

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  21. so lovely. Hope no smoke and going with the flow is going flowing. A good Sister visit sounds perfect!

    Love the quote.

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  22. Ah, This looks as though she will fly away and take the paper with her!!!

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  23. Lynne I've missed you while I was away...your wonderful drawings and paintings, your beautiful words, all that you share with us. So nice to be back and reading through your posts.
    Ah ha.... you have your sister coming to visit. Sounds a lot like Lee and I when we get together/travel. I am quite happy to fly by the seat of my pants, see what evolves each day. Lee always needs a plan, has an itinerary (I think I frustrate her terribly) ....but its a good mix. I allow her to lead the way and she is becoming a bit more flexible. Fun travelling together though.
    We saw some of Picasso's work when we were in Barcelona. Boy did I love that city. Picasso, Gaudi, Miro...they are all amazing. I was especially in awe of Gaudi...what an amazing artist/architect/mathematician/man.

    Enjoy your time with your sister Lynne.

    Jacky xox

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  24. I hope you are enjoying your time with your sister. I love the delicacy of this watercolour.

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  25. Lynne,

    Hope you are having a glorious time!
    I worry so about the fires;
    yesteray coming home just a few blocks from our house, a man threw out a 'live' cigarette, and its so dry here, it rolled over the road headed for the grass and my husband put it out, but I could't believe my eyes! But now today they have predicted rain for the first time in months. Hope you get some soon too.
    xx
    julie

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  26. I hope you enjoy your time with your sister. I love your blog. Great job. Thanks for sharing. God bless you.

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