Recalling a Favorite Sandy Beach – a painting of memories
She sits on the beach, not a care in the world, toes slowly and deliberately sinking into soft sand, inviting granules of tiny glass, coral, and shells to sift through her toes, caressing the soles of her feet. The glint … Continue reading
The Night Before – a small painting
The early morning light knocks gently. It appears in shades of gray, reluctantly and slowly defining forms and and bringing colour to objects in the room around me: a pair of friendly old blue jeans hang across a pile of … Continue reading
Awake At Night – painting by Claire Desjardins.
Red digital numbers glow through the velvety darkness, indicating time: it’s 1:22 in the morning–far too early to wake up, but I can’t prevent myself from becoming aware of my surroundings, and as I do, my mind lights up with … Continue reading
What Will We Do For The Holidays? – A discussion
I sit on the bed, watching him exercise on his squeaky, clunky metal machine. Hoping to avoid last-minute surprises, I ask the question, “What will we do for the holidays?”. The exercise equipment comes to a halt, as he ponders … Continue reading