Wednesday, September 10, 2008

A little too much rain = a very green canal!

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How green is my canal? This green ...

That's duck weed covering the surface.
Normally this is a lovely view, with clear water.
I like the color green...but not covering everything.
Way too much rain this summer....and more on the way.

I can hardly see my duck friends...

... slogging through the green stuff. (I guess ducks "slog").

So "Mom" (Judy) has been staying inside sketching what's been growing in the back garden.
She picked this Passion Flower blossom from a vine in our neighbors garden that hangs into our garden. :o) Hey, it was there waiting to be plucked! lol

"Study Sketches of a Passion Flower"
copyright 2008, Judith Nijholt-Strong
Faber-Castell Polychromos colored pencils
and Derwent Graphitints in Moleskine sketchbook

Not much esle to report.
I'm just watching the skies turn dark again.
Tot Ziens!
Sacha
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