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Friday, May 31, 2019

Happy Friday

I've had a really rough week pain wise...on top of my regular head pain & body pain
My upper back went out for a few days, I've had a charlie horse in my ribs off and on for several days

and today going down the stairs something made a sound and now my knee is really sore UGH.
So I leave you with one of the cutest little faces that cheers me up no matter what...my Misa XO.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Jaks In Ink

Back around Christmas time I started a ink drawing of Jaks...
I think it was shortly after he passed, I missed his sweet face so it just felt like a good thing to do.

I usually do portraits for other people but not myself so I've been enjoying drawing our own family.
I'll show you how this one turned out soon.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


These are two of my all-time favorite photos I've ever taken of our Leisel...

I am thinking of doing one of them in pastel, what do you think?

Monday, May 27, 2019


We get doves in our front yard every year.  They just lay on the ground and nap, eat, coo...
some of beautiful soft greys and others are delicate peachy shades.

They amaze and enchant me and fill me with peace...
I hope I never stop taking time to bask in their beauty!

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Fun Day Sunday

We hope your having a fun day today...

with whomever you love spending your time with the most XO.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Free Shipping

Hey everyone, just hopping in quickly on a Saturday to let you know that I am offering free shipping

all across Canada and discounted shipping everywhere else on all of my 8x 10" art prints XO.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Setting Up With Flynn

It's been a long month plus healing Flynn up from his nasty ear infection,
he's still on antibiotics and will be for at least another 3 weeks before going back to the doctors...

This week is a better week though, last week a bit rough with his eating not being great
but this week he's feeling peppy & hungry so it's nice to have him with me as I set up his deck.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Rainy Day Box Forts

Our buns are pretty spoiled with going outside so they find winters long & rainy days hard...

We combat that with box forts in various rooms and blanket forts (see my Instagram today).

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Baby Robins

I am kinda wild about this photo I took of a baby robin in the backyard...

I think it would be a pretty spectacular pastel....do you think so possibly?

Monday, May 20, 2019

May 24

Happy May 24 weekend all...

I hope your all comfy & happy with your loved ones XO

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Bird Happy

Some days all I want to do is sit in my front window and watch the birds!
I am learning to embrace instead of fight whatever little thing brings me calmness & peace...

I've taken to photographing them through the picture window and can't wait to sit out in the garden
in stealthy silence with our camera, so in other words, prepare for lots of bird pics to come!

Friday, May 17, 2019

I am Back!

Hey guys, sorry for that really long unplanned absence.
I am back and my goodness I've missed this blog of mine!
I was away for a few reasons but the main one was just simply that
life has been kicking my ass lately!
Long story short,
my migraine life got really bad and at the same time I took part in the Migraine Summit
which was pretty overwhelming for me as I don't think I've ever fully accepted how much
my life as a migraineur affects me, so for lack of better words,
I kinda went into a mourning for lost dreams (more on that later on).
Than I let all kinds of stress from all kinds of directions hit me and pile up
and my body got pretty darn sick let me tell you...I ended up in the hospital on two occasions
and just a couple weeks ago was experiencing a very scary heart issue...all due to stress.
Another big point of stress for me has been being a vegan in a very cruel uncaring non-vegan world
(more on that later too for that's a pretty big issue!).

I have also been diagnosed with a new thing that I am not quite ready to chat about yet
as I am still accepting it and processing it...it's nothing horrible, just something I'll have to deal with.
Than our Flynn got very sick for about a month & we thought we would lose him.
And this happened not even a month after we lost our Henrie to a heart attack.
And in between all of that my sweet sweet man has been having problems with his ears
and we've been dealing with long sleepless nights on the floors etc with stasis and gas
in mostly Leisel and Misa, who are prone to these problems...
Life with so many rescues is always rewarding but hardly ever very easy.
But I am feeling Spring full now...I am soaking in the birdsong...
looking forward to a new season with hopefully very little drama and losses
and a new season with a much stronger grip on how I let stress rattle me!
So start visiting me here again okay...I am back...and I have so much to share XOXO