This is the other side of the gate-and what you see when you pull into the driveway.
My Dad and his wife have made a tropical oasis here- I never want to leave! But it costs too much to bring all my friends and family here- so I guess not...Wait- you can all come!
Dad and Jan won't mind...
The weather has been too good to paint inside- ( is that bragging- well it does rain here- a lot) and I plan on finishing this and the others I have started- I am actually ahead!
Here is a shot of the garden the middle schoolers in Waimea (the bigger town just up the coast from here) are working on. Jan is a past board president, She told me that Pre- World War Two Hawaii was self sufficient for food production. Then everyone began relying on imports -so now 90% of the food is imported. And it is not cheap! Actually everything is expensive here- except sunshine and the aloha spirit.
They are attempting, by teaching the kids to grow food, to change that.
I am going to do a painting of the farm to donate to the fundraiser they are having for the farm.
Here is my friend Rosie-
I love to pat her and scratch her ears. She likes me -I think...She reminds me of my dog Oliver.
I miss my dogs!
Not a bad place to hang out...
Here's one of the girls- she is so generous!
And eggs ARE good for you-even the yolks! My friend Gail TOLD me so. So eat up!