|Grandchildren getting ready to sail away|
|Artist Mary Rose, plein aire painting|
|view from cottage porch|
|Mary Rose painting outdoors at Indian Rocks Beach|
|Holmes Cottage Painting by Mary Rose Holmes|
They came to Indian Rocks Beach for a weekend, fell in love with an old fashioned cottage and the rest in history. The cottage is situated by the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys spectacular sunsets.
|View from cottage porch|
|The grandchildren swim in the ocean with dolphins and pelicans|
|The children joke that their grandmother's day evolves around the sunset and all work halts when the sun sets. Painting of Sunset from porch, by Mary Rose Holmes|
|When not at the cottage Mary Rose is at her daughter's ranch, horseback riding|
Next week, we shall take you inside the cottage.