Monthly Archives: May 2011

Altitude trumps Latitude

Early crops in the garden, apple blossoms, strawberry flowers…. these are all signs of spring, and they’re right here, right now on May 26th. Just down the road, spring happened about two weeks ago. That’s because we live at an … Continue reading

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Hanging out together

It’s great when all of the animals in the house are good friends.

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When life gives you dandelions, make dandelion wine

Every spring, our yard is filled with dandelions. We always try to keep up with mowing so that those fluffy seeds don’t blow around causing the problem to be twice as bad the next year. Dandelions seem to be as … Continue reading

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Greyhound With Shawl

I started this painting months ago but just finished it today. It’s not a commissioned portrait, but one I will put in a gallery. I’ve become enamoured with John Singer Sargent’s portraits lately. He had a way with the ladies. … Continue reading

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Spamalot

Since starting this blog, I’ve gotten the most amusing spam blog comments. They come from a range of different businesses who are hoping to get a free link. I am guessing that it hardly matters what blog they choose. These … Continue reading

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Captain Presley

You might recognize Presley. In another post, he’s dressed as a king. But his people have 2 homes, and they needed a painting of Presley for their home near the ocean. That’s why Presley is a sea captain in this … Continue reading

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Rascal Goes Home

Frank and Linda Kosek didn’t trust their painting with the postal service and decided to take a drive to the Berkshires to pick it up. It was nice to meet them! I don’t usually get to meet the folks who … Continue reading

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