Please join me on this painting journey that includes photos, words, a dash of wonder and a swirl of inspiration ~
"The world is so rich, simply throbbing with treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself!" ~
March 23, 2011
a trip down memory lane
"Walnut Grove" for JCP
6" x 12" oil on canvas
My sister, brother and I played among these walnut trees as children and relished the boundless magic endemic to our grandparents' home and farmland.
Just over the hill was a fragrant apple orchard - the thought of which always reminds me of this wise old Welsh Proverb:
"A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible"
...and this most enchanting observation by Rabindranath Tagore- who surely knew a thing or two about magic, wonder, and the infinite charm of nature:
"The touch of an infinite mystery passes over the trivial and the familiar,