when my sabbatical is over i'm going to remember these little art retreats i took. and how happy-making they were. this time pam & i headed to the desert. there are some real bargains to be found on rentals off season. which is why we braved the desert in summer. but seriously, the air is like warm silk. and the water in the pool doesn't need to be heated. sundown was our pool time. floating in a warm cocoon of salt water watching the stars blinking on in the black sky. warm night air is so rare in LA.
there was lots of yacking, sketching, painting, cackling, splashing, drinking icy cold beverages, staying up till 1 am, going out to breakfast, gut-busting laughter – last night i thought my eyes were going to pop out i was laughing so hard. but somehow they didn't!
if you're interested in knowing more about the house we rented you can let me know in the comments and i'll post the info there. the owners kai & marc are friendly & very welcoming.
tomorrow i'll post more photos from some of our jaunts around palm springs and of course some shots from the sketchbooks & journals. pam is also posting pics over on her blog.
it's friday! i hope you're doing something peachy in your part of the world. i do i do i do!