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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

The sun shone!

I went out to our apple tree meadow to practice my Tai Chi this morning and what do you know - the mist actually burned off and the sun shone. I was inspired to rake some of the piles of Big Leaf Maple leaves that collected in the fenced in garden area in order to allow the early flowers to be seen.

First snowdrops blooming in the shelter of hellebore leaves.
Helleborus foetidus

Yellow Aconite

Helleborus orientalis


Rhubarb shoots just beginning to show.

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