My SWEET, SWEET prairie. Summer is such payback for an unusually cold winter and a way too long spring. We took a quick trip out to Cranberry Flats just before a major downpour hit! FUN. Oh it was FUN! : )
A wind came up and the sky grew dark.
The prairie drama began!
The wolf willow is so darn pretty. I noticed flowers everywhere - orange, purple, yellow, white, pink. : ))) On the race back to the parking lot, I stopped at a gorgeous rose bush and snapped this as my kids yelled back, "Come on Mama!! Hurry!!"
The thunder rumbled. The wind slowed right down. It got creepy-quiet. I got into my van, shut the door, and WOOSH - it rained so hard! Lucky timing Monika!! We couldn't stop laughing. I couldn't even drive as the wipers weren't able to go fast enough. We laughed and laughed and panted from running and cheered our good fortune.
It was the most exhilerating 10 minutes. lol
* * * PUBLISHED * * * Artist feature in Stitchillo, a brand new book in a series called 'Encyclopedia of Inspiration' from UPPERCASE (click to link)
* * * EXHIBITION * * * Homeland: A Collection of Prairie Threadpaintings by Monika Kinner-Whalen. Kathy Theissen Gallery in Rosthern SK. July & August 2017 Reception 10 am to noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017 Station Arts
* * * MANITOBA * * *
Sept 2 & 3 Vendor - Proutopia
Sept 9 &10 Teaching - Sketch to Stitch / Runs with Scissors Studio
Sept 15 & 16 Vendor - Manitoba Fibre Festival, Red River Exhibition Park
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