Just a few more photos I've resized and wanted to share before I get to work again. Of course, I still have all those Christmas present books to read, too...so I may be lazy for a while before going back to the paints...
"Yes, I see that."
"Ignore her and maybe she'll go away."
"What is her fascination with us, anyway?"
"She wants to draw us? What does that mean?"
"Shhh. Don't look at her. I'm sure she'll get bored soon and walk away."
The storms brought up some interesting things on the beach, like this horseshoe crab. I had never seen one on the beach before.
I had never seen surfers on Bean Point, either, but there were about two dozen of them, all young, lean and fierce in that icy cold water.
The house we rented (named Casa Violetta) was beautifully landscaped with lots of interesting plants blooming and growing around the little pool (which was WAY too cold to do more than dip a toe in to test the water = brrrrr!!"
Don't know what this plant is or what the berries are. The green things behind is how it begins, then grows out into the red berries and then those shrivel and die off. But haven't a clue what it is.
I liked those red berries enough to pull a bit off for a possible photo set-up and painting later, though.
Back to the beach one day when it warmed up and the wind died down. A man was busily carving this dolphin out of the sandy beach = pretty.