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Giving Thanks…

Today, I give thanks for: My Husband Time off work to cook with my Husband! My Family My Friends My Art Friends - local & online ART!!! Creativity Time off work for art and creativity! My Cats Travel Growth Opportunities - both pleasant and painful Afternoon naps in the sun Many more... Sending all of… Continue reading Giving Thanks…

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In The Precious Moments…

As most of you know, I work full-time in the mental heath field helping people with mental health conditions return to work.  This can be very satisfying and can also be very frustrating when we see people get stuck out of fear and lack of confidence.  We all experience that in different aspects of our… Continue reading In The Precious Moments…

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Super Girl and Other Thoughts…

For Christmas, I received a mug with this image and saying on it:  "The super girl cape is in the laundry. You'll just have to take my word for it."  The colleague who gave it to me said she saw it and immediately thought of me. Me?  A super hero?  A caped crusader?  A protector… Continue reading Super Girl and Other Thoughts…

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Entwined…

Current work in progress.  Liking the concept of "friends" right now.  I'm finding that two people tell more story than one...

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Work Gets in the Way…

Of painting, that is...  This is my lunchtime sketch.  I really like the "Friends" piece with the snow globes for hair, so thought I would do more "Friends" pieces.  Here is my sketch for "Friends With Hats".  Can't wait to paint them!

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Friends…

These girls came to me while perusing Pinterest, which I love!  The original picture was of two girls with ratted beehive hairdos and black leather jackets.  I suddenly envisioned snow globes for hair and this painting is the result.  I love them.  If you had a snow globe for hair, what would we see??