…so, where was I? Right. Grateful! Very grateful! Let’s just pretend that a month has not, in fact, passed, and that it is natural for day “154” to take 30 days to follow day “153”, ok? Great. OK! Here we go:

Gratitude - Day 154

I’m grateful for ridiculously talented, colorful, dear friends! Thanks to the generosity of some wedding guests in Italy, my husband and I commissioned a wonderful friend of ours, Kevin Deen, to paint a little taste of Trieste for us to keep in our home in Kansas City. Kevin has long been painting acrylic architectural portraits, and we’ve always loved his incredibly bold use of color, to say the least. He surprised us with this fabulous gift and now we have a taste of Trieste all the way here in Kansas City! These little souvenirs are what making coming HOME so deliciously wonderful and to be treasured!

Do visit his website – it’s an explosion of color and imagination!!! He does cards, small prints, big prints – you name it!

And for the record, I have been grateful for so very many things over the past month – I just haven’t had much spare time! More to follow…