Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Feliz año nuevo from Todos Santos

Just a quick Happy New Year wish to you all from Todos Santos! I wish all your days to be happy, full of fun, peace, creativity and inspiration with many successful moments! Now that we have the wifi going I'll be able to blog more often and post some more photos. We're off to the Sandbar to celebrate tonight and then if we're up for it, to another restaurant to ring in the New Year!

Monday, December 22, 2008

Christmas in Baja

This is where we're staying. I've uploaded photos of the garden and the casita. We're working on projects and will be painting the outside of the house and garage in the near future as well as working on all kinds of other projects!

We're nearing Christmas but with the nice weather here in Baja it doesn't quite feel like it. But on Tues. night we're going to The Secret Garden restaurant for their Christmas dinner celebration which will get us in the spirit. They call it the Posada (means inn) and it celebrates Joseph and Mary's search for a place to stay at the inn. The dinner guests participate by lighting candles in a procession and all of us reenacting going to the inn and being turned away until we're told we can stay in the manger. We're looking forward to the dinner.

Greg is building me a work table for me to use for my paintings. It will have shelves and places to put my supplies. I'm glad he is so handy and likes to build things. Yesterday he built a gate for the property that has a sun ray pattern on it. We're going to paint it yellow and orange. It will look pretty cool when it's done. I'll try to post some more photos a bit later.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

I'm in Baja

I'm in Todos Santos which is a little artist community about an hour or so north of Cabo on the Pacific side. There are quite a few art galleries here and I'm excited to go visit them. Greg and I drove down from Bend on the 1st and arrived on Sunday. It was a spectacular drive with some magnificent scenery. We'll be living here in Baja for six months! I'll be working on new paintings and will be posting new images as I create them. But first we're getting settled in and becoming familiar with our surroundings. Soon I'll be at work painting and we'll see what inspires me. Can't wait!