Camp, 2013, Jo-Ann Sanborn
acrylic on canvas, 8x10
The little camp had a welcoming air about it as we crossed the footbridge over shallow water and cypress knees. Although it showed some age the camp was sturdy and sound, build and re-built with quality materials and lots of love. We were greeted by the maiden already in residence.
A delicious homemade sweet potato bread and fresh oranges completed our breakfast. We sat quietly in the company of the dog and a wild vanilla orchid blooming just off the porch until it was time to walk from the dense foliage around the cabin further down to the tram road past a basking alligator to a nearby prairie. (to be continued)
Marco Island Wet Paint Live today. I'll be painting right outside my studio at the Esplanade, so stop by and say hello. I'll have maps, and some tickets for the auction to be held at the Historical Society's Rose Auditorium at 7. Hope you can come.