All posts tagged: cross

August _ Vacation Month

When Mike and I left the grueling two year project we were on in the Middle East; we did what expats call “R&R”. Rest and Relaxation! I like this term because when I say I am going on “R&R” I actually do just that. Vacations tend to get out of hand and find me going back to work more exhausted than when I left. We arrived at our R&R, a small village on the island of Mykonos, Greece, to find that our villa was on a hill side with an incredible view of the Aegean Sea from one balcony and a view of the little village on the cove from the other balcony. It was perfect for a painter! However, it was so stunning that the blue greens of the sea and the whitewashed buildings and walkways overwhelmed my senses. Alas, the grandeur never got presented on my paper during that trip. I have been trying to paint that delightful memory since. I still don’t have it perfected; but today I present my latest attempt. …

Coming Home

                                  Thankful for the peace of coming home.                                                                        Coming Home   by Kathy Sweeney                               Watercolor and Ink   11/2014