Handful of Daffodils Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 8 x 12" 20 x 30cm
Sunlight in the Door Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 8 x 12" 20 x 30cm
Oliver Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 10 x 19.5" 25 x 50cm
Ponte di Tiberio (14 - 21 ce) Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 12 x 8" 30 x 20cm
The Old Carnell Company, Winsted, CT Blair Pessemier 11 x 14" 28 x 35.5cm
Elephant at beach 43 Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 12 x 12" 30 x 30cm
The Beach Viserbella Laurie Fox Pessemier Acrylic/canvas 8 x 20" 20 x 50cm
Artnotes: A handful of Daffodils
It is so bright out I was forced to paint indoors this morning. I love the look of the sun bursting into the dark interior. Harika and I are holding down the fort here, while Blair is in the USA. He comes back on Monday (arriving Tuesday). One never realizes how much another person does until you must do it all yourself. Harika is zero help.
When I went to the USA, neighbors took Blair out for lunch, checked in to see was ok, et cetera. Me? Just call me “chopped liver”. Must be a just for boys thing. It’s ok, I actually have a lot to keep me busy and my Modena chums checked on me.
I finished my writing. I have moved the barbecue with the hornet’s nest inside to a location on the other side of the house, and put rocks over the hive entrance. It’s a bit unnerving to step into the side yard, where those left outside are looking for home. I feel very brave and hope not to have nightmares.
H and I spent a few days in Rimini. I painted a four paintings, and we went to the beach a lot. It was so surprising I was the only tourist. Nine miles of beach, and not another person or dog in sight. I went to the city one day, but I loved the giant expanse of silky sand beach too much to make the trek into town. I blogged from there on www.artnotesitaly.wordpress.com.
Our new trees all have leaves and flowers. In fact, when I arrived the yard made me think of a chia pet – all green and fuzzy. It seemed smaller, like when you put a carpet into a room. I waded through the tall grass and picked a handful of daffodils.