I'm patiently waiting for spring to begin as blustery, cold weather continues. It has snowed three times so far in March and I hope that is the last of it. No more fallen trees and power outages, please! 

The pots of pansies on my front porch have me dreaming of warm, sunny days and colorful flowers sprouting up everywhere.

Here is one of my most recent paintings, "Lavender Sprout."