A bit of a detour . . . and hooray, I am back to my blog again. We were away . . .Read More
I did some traveling at the end of September 2015, so I've been away from posting and took some time off. I traveled to Boston and saw both of my sons and their wives, a treat. I find traveling a bit hard, especially when going alone -but Steve opted to stay home & take care of the pets . . . it's hard to get him out of Florida these days! First stop was to spend a few days with my youngest son Dallas and his wife Liz . . .Read More
Jupiter Artland is a wonderful place, an outdoor gallery that Frieda took me to when I visited her in Scotland in September. She just knew I would like it . . . and she was right! I have taken some of the photos I took and added them to my art journal as a way of keeping those memories alive. Jupiter Artland is an estate outside of Edinburgh where the grounds have been turned into a public art display. You can use a map provided to discover the pieces. I kept my map and brought it home with me. When I went to create this spread I scanned the map onto a transparency sheet and used my xyron to attach it to the page . . .Read More
I am returning to my visit with Frieda in Scotland last month. I've added more to my art journal about that glorious week! On the left, Frieda & I were walking in the fields near her house with her dogs. When I showed this page to Steven, he remarked how fitting it was that I chose to add hand drawn stitches around the photo of Frieda. She is very well known as an award winning Art Quilter and stitching is how she often speaks : )
I did not even consciously think about what I was doing, it just came to me as I was journaling...Read More
I've been to Scotland to visit my dear friend Frieda Oxenham, Art Quilter!
I will have more to add later, but wanted to share this one photo of the beautiful Talla Reservoir in the Scottish Borders. Frieda and her husband John took me here on Sunday 9/21/14. Visit Frieda's blog for more of our adventures Sept 15-22. We really had such a lovely time together!!! My travel journal on blipfoto begins on September 13th when I started my journey in Boston with my two sons and their wives. Start with this entry then mouse over the right side of the photo and click on the arrow to go to the next calendar day :))
Here is an album of photos I made of our time this summer on beautiful Wolfe Island, in Ontario, Canada. I think you will see why I love this beautiful place. Thank you, Steven!
Aug 3, 2008 . . . getting ready to go to Wolfe Island!Read More