Two weeks

I can’t believe that I have been back in New Mexico for two whole weeks now. I haven’t managed to get much painting done, but have done taxes and sent off my papers for my citizenship which is a huge achievement because I have been dithering about this for the last four years, mainly because of money, but now it has cost me more. The moral of the story is, don’t procrastinate!!

I have also managed to do a fair amount of cleaning! For some reason this just didn’t get done in my absence! I wonder why? I did feel somewhat compelled to at least clean the studio because some lovely collectors came to visit through our gallery in Taos to see what else we had and Barry made a sale, which was very welcome.

I must say it is lovely to be back in New Mexico and see some good friends and I have posted the photo from our recent day out in Abiquiu. Barry and I lived in Abiquiu for seven years next door to Rick and Lori (click on Lori to see her wonderful whimsical work) and I spent many a glorious hour or so down by their riverside. When I was struggling being so far away from my family I would go down there and ‘contemplate my navel’, but other times I would walk down simply for a break from painting and would lie on their wooden bench and watch bald eagles do their glorious dance in the sky.

Amazingly Dad is doing very well without me, which is good news.

Now to some painting…