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Mediterranean Sea and Domaine du Rayol

I was invited to take a day trip and picnic with the staff at the Couleur Garance  in the coastal town of Rayol.  They have a beautiful Mediterranean garden  that overlooks the sea.  This Garden was built in the 1920’s by Gilles Clement.  He wanted to bring landscapes from the

Through the Mountains and into the Woods

The adventure continues……….I actually have so much to share I am hustling to organize my thoughts and photographs.  This is a good thing!  I have not had this much excitement in my life in….,well, a life time. One day while I was shopping in the village deciding what cheese to

The Fete Renaissance – Lourmarin

This is Nathalie.  She is my new friend I met the first week of my stay in Lauris.  She is an artist who mainly works in printmaking. Her dog is named Boggie and her cat is Minette.  There are a lot of stray cats in the village and Nathalie decide

Adventures in Lourmarin

Today was my first whole day of independence.  The sun was shinning after a few grey and drizzly days and this weekend is a long one because May 1 in Europe is Labor day.  In the states I celebrate Beltane. None the less it  is a time to take a

Bonjour

It has been a week since I have made my journey to the quaint village of Lauris, France.  I initially planned on writing a post right away but upon my arrival there was so much of a culture shock that I had to give myself time to process.  When I

The Swing Of Things

Spring is in the swing. The planets have been positioned for this moment of intensity.   All we can do is breathe into it and move with the current. I have been thinking about so many things.  The choir in my head sings. A journey awaits and I am ready to

A Certain Kind Of Person

I am lost in the folds of the fabric I create.  My identity cannot be separated from the color and the stains that bleed across the fiber.  I am an agent for nature and in turn she is my one true love.  Most people find love and share with other

Vive la France

It has been a cold and snowy winter in Portland this year.  I’m glad the promise of spring  is coming closer. There is a very exciting thing  I will be experiencing in April. I want to share with you.   I have been holding it in because I thought if

I Feel Something

I am the light of love I am the core I seek It fits over my shoulders and warms all of the chakras below From my head down to my feet I feel love. It moves me to create, To translate this great love into a story that everyone can

Big 500

It’s that time of year again!! The big 500 show, rallies over 500 artists to create 10 -8″x8″ panels that equate to over 5,000 pieces of art sold for 40.00 $ each.  Wow!!!  This is one of my favorite shows to be in.  I really love to volunteer on opening

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