John Singer Sargent Watercolor of the Day

Happy birthday to John Singer Sargent.

Many admirers of his oil paintings do not know he also did lovely watercolors.

This is a detail from Venetian Canal. Click here to see the whole painting at the Met Museum.

The view from my balcony #7

Balcony Janurary 12 2012

View from my balcony, January 12 2012

I am still in abject pain and misery, but I was able to snap a photo of a pretty sunrise this morning, though I couldn’t fiddle with the camera properly enough to avoid blowing out the sky.