This is a picture of our Hobbes with a funny Snapchat filter courtesy of my son, Jordan. There was no school Friday and with Monday being a holiday here in BC ~ Family Day, the boys had 4 days at home. Going absolutely nowhere. Snow started to fall Friday night, so the boys got what … Continue reading Snow Days
Why is it that when even a portion of the family goes away, it feels like a holiday for both parties? Let me tell you why... having a quieter house means the routine goes by the wayside. No large suppers, less of a morning routine when it’s only yourself to think about. Less laundry and … Continue reading Garden Ciders
**** June update! Here is the link to the YouTube video! (On YouTube under DevonMcFaddenArt)*** https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s2pLQtmkaS0 I am interrupting my regularly scheduled weekly blog post to put a call out to former graduates of Frances Kelsey Secondary School. Two of my most favourite people have kids graduating this year. It happens to be my 20th … Continue reading Frances Kelsey Grad 2020
I was reading in ‘The Artist’s Way’ the section on Recovering a Sense of Possibility. Oddly enough, the author Julia Cameron talks about Solitude in this chapter – which was my blog topic last week. She also relays the importance of solitude for an artist, saying ‘without this period of recharging, our artist becomes depleted.’ … Continue reading Possibility
My 20th Blog post! Already! When I started, I hadn’t realized 20 blog posts would happen so quickly. This has been every week since March. I have added this weekly activity to my routine. I have enjoyed writing about something every week and managed to keep up with the regular scheduled Instagram posts as well … Continue reading Twenty!