Archive for February, 2009

sweet fragrance

February 27th, 2009 – 11:56 pm

Before the first buds
fragrance arrives
frost blooms still, among the small stones
but sweetness nudges, burrows
making space for green
Painting information :
Trees on the Hill
watercolour | lacquer on paper
image: 6 x 6in. Matted:(white archival)13 x 10in
protected with plexiglas and taped edges
$125.00 USD (sales & shipping to US & Canada only)SOLD
other small original paintings in Marketplace of Small […]

“You are under the protection of Cats”

February 24th, 2009 – 11:38 am

This is the culprit.
I believe him to be brother to the sweet faced girl who visits
Not many mornings ago I awakened to a most noxious odor. I looked at Ulli-Maki and he at me, our eyes watering as we headed into the living room. We’d been tagged. There is nothing like testosterone laden cat sign […]

Flickers of light

February 17th, 2009 – 8:51 pm

Smoke and damp leaves
Flickers of light swirl in a last dance with dark branches
Promises slip into secret places
Underearth
Painting information:

November Lights
Painting: watercolour | lacquer on paper
image: 7 x 4.75in. Matted:(white archival)13 x 10in protected with plexiglas and taped edges
$125.00 USD (sales & shipping to US & Canada only) purchase
other small original paintings in Marketplace of […]

What we value, cont.

February 7th, 2009 – 11:31 pm

In my childhood community, two cultures; Scandinavian and Native American lived side by side.  People often ask me about this, curious about what it must have been like to be a sky-eyed child on a reservation.

What I remember was an incredible sense of security, and comfort. We had total freedom to run on the beach […]

What we value

February 7th, 2009 – 7:17 am

What we value says a lot about the culture we were raised within. Comparing notes, my friend Gunn and I agree, even though she was raised in Stockholm and I on a Pacific Northwest coast Indian reservation, there was very little difference.
Gunn calls it the legacy of all Scandinavians, “We are the survivors,”  it is […]