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snippets from the road~part 1

Painting Miss Daisy...a parting gift for my wonderful N.Carolina host Phyllis Peterson.

as time slips away on this wonderful adventure
and one amazing experience leads into the next
 my days are so filled with new friends, new places and experiences
 that I dont know that i'll ever find the time to describe this trip the way i would like. Perhaps when I get home to Australia...we'll see :) I have been working on this post for the past week and have realised that I may have to break it down so here is part one :) For now, sitting here in my hotel room in Orlando where Sienna has joined me for a weekend of fun
 I will attempt to give you a whirlwind glimpse into the happenings of the past few weeks.  I arrived back in California from the East Coast mid October and spent three blissful days in Baja California Mexico with my awesome man, celebrating 25 years of marriage. In all we spent 6 days together before I had to fly out to Texas for my next Paint Mojo retreat....aft…

a month in pictures...and a few words :)

August 2012Hard to believe that there could be so much happening in just one month
a wonderful trip to Melbourne...my first!
a day to see the sights
 my first ever "alone sightseeing" experience!
 and then on to teach Paint Mojo!  with a bunch of wonderful women  who filled my spirit with such gratitude and joy to be able to share what I know and learn along the way Thank you to Wini and Liza for being such wonderful hosts and for your lovely recounts of the weekend here and here Thanks also to the talented Kylie Fowler, one of my fellow Life Book teachers for her great post here!
 coming home from Melbourne and having Santana come stay for a couple of weeks as her apartment was not yet ready to move into.......watching this moment and appreciating it so much in the knowledge that within the week Santana would be leaving home for Sydney and Sienna and I would be flying to America......an ordinary moment to warm the heart
 saying goodbye to Gingy boy  and the beach across the road  and…