a sad farewell

12 Aug

Windermere, British Columbia has always been, and always will be, my second home. No matter where I wander, the family cabin always welcomes me back with chirping birds, a comfortable bed and a screened porch to ponder and relax in. This is the first time in four years that I haven’t spent my entire summer here, so that may explain why these past five weeks have flown by so fast. I worked on plenty of art/career opportunities including exhibitions, expos, studio days and teaching workshops, spent some wonderful times with friends and family making memories that will last a lifetime, and soaked up all the gorgeous scenery, incredible lake views and breath-taking animal sightings that I could. I’m ready to go home to my studio and John but of course I’m also sad to leave… However, it always somehow makes it easier when I remind myself that it’s never really “goodbye,” it’s always “see you later.”

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4 Responses to “a sad farewell”

  1. Marcus 12/08/2011 at 11:41 #

    The valley has me by the heartstrings as well. I hope to find a way to return home someday and catch up with you!

  2. Emad 12/08/2011 at 12:22 #

    Nice Photo!

  3. Anna Jane Searle 13/08/2011 at 09:30 #

    I would love to visit there one day. This post is making me sad :( But hey you got mail to look forward to getting and there’s your boyfriend…..but I would prefer the mail art….lol ;)

  4. Kye Sangha 15/08/2011 at 11:15 #

    There is nothing like a screened in patio & a home filled with memories-but it is always good to go to the home you’re building, bolstered by the love of your family :) The photographs of your places are so beautiful, I’m wishing I could go explore your little corner of the world!

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