Illustrations of Abraham…

Recently, I've been looking through my photos of Abe our dog. He's a cairn terrier, and he just celebrated his 14th birthday. Abe has been with us since he was eight weeks old and to say that he's kept us on our toes would be an understatement. He's a master of manipulation and I'm probably … Continue reading Illustrations of Abraham…

A Story About an Act of Kindness…

There are no crafty projects to share today, or art. Just a story. I don't share a lot of private things about myself. Art and anecdotes, are another story! Today, I have decided to share something that happened yesterday evening. We were on the front porch. Abe was enjoying barking at the cars and there was a … Continue reading A Story About an Act of Kindness…

A New Journey Begins: Traditional to Farmhouse Fabulous

As promised, I am back to say hello! and offer up my excuse for lack of blogging: I am moving! Our lives were turned sideways a few months back, and because of this major change, we are moving. Being fortunate enough to have several options was really nice, too! We will be saying goodbye to our big, … Continue reading A New Journey Begins: Traditional to Farmhouse Fabulous

More SNOW!! coming down today. They said it was coming (weathermen), but I didn't believe it....<----used this last year, coming in handy againI say that in such a dramatic way, you would think that I live in some northern clime where temperatures have been unbearable and the snow has accumulated in feet as opposed to … Continue reading

Day 52 In Flanders fields the poppies blow ….

11x14 "Poppies" Oil on Canas   ...Between the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. A Section of Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) In honor of Veteran'sBest,Valerie

Day 24 …..Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions

     We are quickly approaching month one. Cool.           Allergy season sucks.A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. (that is for you friend-who are trying to remain optimistic)8 x 10 Oil On Canvas   $100     You know trees are a lot … Continue reading Day 24 …..Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions