Sunday, November 25, 2012

In Spite Of

(New Painting "In spite of ")

In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, 
one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change,
 insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things and happy in small ways.

~Edith Wharton~

This is one of my favorite poems. It is so true. This painting is called "In spite of" The painting is kind of a portrait of my Uncle Timmy. He is pretty much a living example of living life.  He has traveled all over the world. Self made successful business man. He knows how to work hard and play hard. He lives his life to the fullest, always has. 

Uncle Timmy

Also finished my other painting

She said be gentle and true to yourself

Steve and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at the beach

That is Steve on top of the pole. (And Lulu waiting for him) He still has it in him.
I love this picture of him. 
It just shows his personality. Fearless.

The beach was fantastic. It is so wonderful when you feel like you have the beach all to yourself.

I hope everyone has been doing well. 

These are a few of my lovely finds at the beach

Forgive me for not being around for awhile.
Life has been a bit up and down right now. 
Dealing with a family illness as I said before is not always easy. We just have to learn to enjoy the time that we have with our loved ones. 
I have been getting back into my daily routine of meditating.
That always seems to help get through things.
I do recommend it to everyone.
It quiets my crazy mind.

I have to think about the things that I am most grateful for.

See you soon.