Budding Botanist? And a few sketches…

It has been waaaaay too long since I have done any botanical drawing. But just this morning, I took some time to grab my pencil and some paper to do a little sketching. I can thank my older daughter, who is 5, for this for two reasons, 1) she loves to have us pick upContinue reading “Budding Botanist? And a few sketches…”

A little slice of heaven…

So we are having what is probably the last warm-up in weather until spring here in Michigan. Temps are mid-70s, sun is shining and there is a beautiful breeze going through the house. With the threat of rain tomorrow and a high of 52, I wanted to take full advantage! With my 3-year-old at homeContinue reading “A little slice of heaven…”

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Art Retreat – Part 1

Relaxation, creativity and new friends! What a great combination. I just returned from a fantastic weekend art retreat at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute (PCCI) in Hastings, MI (near Battle Creek.) It is a 661 acre public environmental education center whose mission is to promote environmental education, research, preservation, and appreciation.  View of the back ofContinue reading “Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Art Retreat – Part 1”