"Don't wish me happiness I don't expect to be happy all the time....It's gotten beyond that somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor. I will need them all." Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Saturday, 6 August 2011

Grandma's black daylily

After a brilliant and lengthy display this was the last blossom for the summer. Grandma may be gone but the flower brings me joy of her memory.
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Stephanie Quainton Steel quote

Vancouver Island watercolourist Stephanie Quainton Steel cried as she sat at the confluence of two rivers beside a mountain whose top was obscured by snow and fog. With the blank paper in front of her she said how was I to capture this,how get my awe down on paper, how uncover what lay in the deepest layers of my heart?...practice was the secret, and then, practice some more. ”