next year we're extending our art retreat to 4 days. 3 isn't enough.
i need more time to flop around in the warm pool water. do handstands. sit in the jacuzzi. scan the sky for shooting stars.
go on excursions.
we found a row of antique/thrift shops. i agreed to go into one, AND ONLY ONE. i found 2 birds, 5 plates, and 2 glass jars.
amen brother ben!
above: pam's sketchbook on left, carol's on right.
between the 3 of us we must've had 20 sketchbooks in various piles around the house.
how nice it was to go through stack after stack throughout the long weekend.
looking through sketchbooks never gets old.
open. flip the pages. smile. laugh. ooh and aw. guaranteed delivery device for excitement.
art retreats are like that.
you show up. you laugh scream sing and storytell your way to delirium. with cat stevens & gordon lightfoot leading the way.
crazy stupid funny good. naturally you write down the best lines to laugh about next time.
cat stevens and Gordon lightfoot! nice.
Vicki in MIchigan says
Thanks for taking us along!!! 🙂
Shar Ulm says
I love cat stevens and Gordon lightfoot and thrift shops and … little pink pills?
Susie LaFond says
Sounds like a delightful time was had by all. You guys rock em sock em when it comes to having a good time. You are all truly lucky to have each other for your delightful but ever too short excursions into the world, journals at the ready, paint, good drinks, even better a pool one can jump into when ever one wants to. Yup, sounds like you need at least another day under yer belt to pull off an even grander time. I love hearing about these little jaunts Mary Ann. They make me smile and nod in agreement, it’s the kind of adventure I could sink my heart into, I’m all about hangin poolside and drinks and journals….especially the journals!!!! YES cheers to a good time!!!!!
So much fun. Great photos, I love your antique store finds!
Ilse Aranti says
What a wonderful artretreat, I wish a had some girlfriends in my life now to do that with. Years ago a friend and I had an artweek together every summer. We painted, wrote, filmed, draw, talked and laughed. We loved it, as I can see you do.
oh!!! Now I see what you were doing behind the Palm Springs sign! Getting a better photo. Good eye.
Thanks for sharing the fun with us! Yes, four days is a GOOD idea!
Loretta Marvel says
You girls are so adorable. I am so stalking your next retreat. And yes, yes, you need 4 days! Actually you need a week!
Margaret Hunt says
Such fun. We all want to go next time!!
Rhonda H says
What fun you had!!! I love seeing and reading about it, being there with you vicariously!