Thank You Cake

We wanted to send a thank you to the staff at our hospital who took such excellent care of Grandma and of the family.  One of the many talents Grandma passed down is her cake decorating skill, so we decided a big thank you cake was a good idea.  Judy and I made the flowers while J.K. dedicatedly scrubbed dishes and prepared icing bags, also putting centres in all the daisies.  Then Judy baked the cake and made all the final arrangements on top.

We thank the entire staff very much.


Small Jay and A Rose is a Rose

Dawson Creek Art Gallery is hosting their annual fundraiser featuring local artists.  This year is a little different and a lot more mysterious…

Behind the Words – a Mystery Art Lottery is an evening of suspense and intrigue.  Read the lyrics on the black clad artwork, your only clue as to what lies beneath. Ticket holders make their choices as their tickets are drawn and reveal their selections!

Carolyn and Judy have entered their pieces, watercolour paintings on canvas.  Carolyn’s Small Jay and Judy’s A Rose is a Rose will be cloaked and hung with the other pieces.  Who will choose them?

The draw is Friday, November 4th from 7pm to 9pm at the Gallery. Food, wine and music are part of the fun as well.

Feature Wall

This is the centre wall at the gallery; also a feature wall because it is a handsome dark colour.  This is often the easiest section to hang.


Left to right is Splendour, Anemone, Moonglow, Beauty, and Spectacular. Looks like only paintings with one word titles make it to the feature wall 😉


Prairie Princesses

DSCF6734The prairie roses were abundant this summer and these three pink beauties and their tiny bud attendants nestled into the green foliage just begged to be painted.  But – I don’t know why I torture myself like this.  I want so badly to paint  “good” roses but I just don’t seem to be able to meet my own standards.  These however, are definitely a step in the right direction – I think.