Nature’s Frozen Art

With freezing temperatures at night, I found this pretty display under a thin sheet of ice in a bucket I had sitting outside.

Fall Color

Temperatures have dropped and with it the leaves, and fall colors have made an appearance. This pretty begonia is still blooming away and will likely continue until the frost gets it.

Summer Garden Bouquets

I love bringing flowers in from the garden and I particularly love the fullness hydrangeas bring to a bouquet with just a few stems. Here’s a simple blue mophead hydrangea bouquet: This lovely bouquet includes blue and purple mophead hydrangeas,…

Summer Garden

After years of preparing, planting, and tending, the garden is starting to take shape. It is so very satisfying to watch plants grow, fill in empty spaces, and flower throughout the seasons. Favorites from the front yard include deep orange…

North Creek Trail—Mill Creek, WA

The North Creek Trail runs along side the Mill Creek Town Center. It’s a nice walk through dense trees and along side the creek as well as multiple duck ponds. The trees are so dense, you forget you’re right next…

Nicholas in the Garden

Nicholas taking a little romp through the garden, enjoying the sunshine and fresh air.

Martha Lake, WA

When my mom came to visit at the end of May, we took a walk around Martha Lake. Its banks are lined with houses and a few docks. The docks are surrounded by thickets of trees along the shoreline and…

Cascades Sun Watercolor

Cascades Sun Watercolor
What a prominent sun! Another abstract landscape for the Horizon series. Watercolor, pigmented inks, and acrylic ink.

Color Forms Watercolor

Color Forms Watercolor
Color Forms—another playful, vibrant piece in watercolor, pigment inks, and acrylic ink

Flourish of Plumes

Flourish of Plumes watercolor
Another play-time piece in bright colors—watercolor, pigmented ink, and acrylic ink.