Monday, July 12, 2010

A Little Time-Out~

I've been spending a lot of time with these......


When I sit at my drawing table I do a lot of daydreaming...
like......

The five beautiful walking villages of the Cinque Terre along the Italian Riviera.

More Information here.


The Cinque Terre is one of the most beautiful places I have visited.
I'm thinking of my first visit to this gorgeous spot when it was early in July, really warm, the water so blue, the bougainvillea so profuse, the wine refreshing and cold.
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I will be taking a bit of a blogging break, a 'time-out' to catch up on several painting projects.
Summer here in the northeast is short and between painting, some gardening, my Pilate's classes~ the days feel very short and they are passing too quickly.

It was such a difficult decision because catching up with all of you is such an important part of my day. I really won't be gone all that long, so please check back with me when you can or keep in touch via email.

I will miss you and don't be surprised to see a comment here and there.

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Sending Prayers to this very special family.

Images:
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Cinque Terre Website

14 comments:

  1. I totally understand. Enjoy the delights of the summer season!

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  2. Have a delightful and fun break. We will be here when you get back. :-).

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  3. Wishing you beautiful summer days filled with inspiration Deb.
    Paint well my friend!
    Jeanne xxx

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  4. Enjoy your break Debra, and come back to us soon because your thoughtful comments are always so welcome.
    Sharon

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  5. I ADORE Italy and guess what, I'm going there on Thursday!!!!
    Have a good break and come back filled with ideas and inspiration...

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  6. Enjoy ! I' m without real internet using iPhone so in the mist of moving etc.. On a little break too! Have a wonderful summer.

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  7. I just may follow your lead, those brushes and the view look so inspirational. Summer goes so fast. Enjoy your break and we will all be here when your return.
    Happy Summer.
    pve

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  8. I totally understand. Enjoy your time out and take in all the beauty of summer.

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  9. Debra that is a lovely image, I love Italy...sigh. I hope you have a lovely break, enjoy Summer.
    XXX

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  10. A time set apart is always a good thing...it's when we rejuvenate our souls and is usually the time when our creativity blossoms the most (: I wish you a lovely break that brings peace and nourishment to your spirit.

    Blessings,
    Michele
    XOXO

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  11. Hello everybody, just want to invite you and your readers to our site about the cinque terre ( in my signature ) and to the blog where you can also vote the nicest of the 5 Terre.
    Also a video section is available: Video of the Cinque Terre, a different point of view..

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  12. Completely understand, summer is so fleeting! Look forward to your return.
    xx

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  13. Beautiful post, I love Italy! I did not make it to Cinque Terre when I was there last ... but I absolutely love the Italian culture. I feel anywhere you travel in Italy is just breath taking!

    Thank you for sharing this post, I look forward to following your blog! Enjoy your summer painting and creative time outside in the garden ... as I know the days can fly by so quickly.

    Come join me at www.allgoodthingsorganic.blogspot.com

    Have a lovely day & enjoy your blogging break,
    ~All Good Things Organic

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