Monday, March 9, 2009

Life is good

When I got up this morning I was greeted by the oddly unfamiliar sound of rain and the sigh of relief of all my allergy suffering friends echoed across the city. It took me a few minutes to get used to the idea of getting wet out there before I decided to run anyways. I headed out after the kids were off to school and the trails embraced me with solitude and the peace of steady snowfall and even I, who usually only suffers allergic reactions to guineapigs, was breathing a little easier than usual. Life is good.

Every couple of days there has been ART in our mailbox for Fiona, who participated in Erin and Blair's wonderful Kid's Art Swap. We added some walldecoration in the studio, while we are waiting for the last Art letter - possibly from New Caledonia.
It is amazing, how different the kid's approach is, we have it all - collage, watercolor, acrylic, pencil drawing! If you want to see more of the kid's projects, go here, there is a Flickr group.
Fiona's five little watercolor paintings have all been mailed, these were my favorites:

Finally I have to show off this:

I started a new pair of socks, Opal yarn, that was a generous gift from German fellow knitter Susann (Ravelers click HERE), thank you again! The colors are stunning and I can't stop knitting, which has not happened in a while, I like it.

Have a happy, bright and colorful Monday!


  1. Those socks are bloody brilliant! (and the art isn't bad either)

  2. thanks again, Amber! Glad you like them!