Painting Cats in Clothes Inspired by Literature

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The Post Where I Rant About English

My idyllic world on a cloud came crashing down when my daughter matter-of-factly informed me that "teachers don't have enough time to read all of our papers, so we have a computer program that grades our essays and gives feedback."
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The Crazy Cat Lady Goes To The Dogs?

Thank you to everyone who visited my Etsy shop this weekend! Several of the orders were shipped off yesterday, several more this afternoon, and the remaining few will be mailed …

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On the First Day of Christmas, my True Love Gave to Me….

A Viking Cat in a …..TARDIS? This dapper young feline bears a striking resemblance to a time-traveling doctor: The lady who commissioned this piece asked me to paint Van Gogh’s …

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A Perfect Autumn Day in Pictures

The weather was glorious this weekend… bright sunshine, fresh autumn air, and a balmy temperature of 63 degrees. Since Lydia and I spent the majority of Saturday indoors at the …

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What Not To Wear: A Hurricane Costume

Happy Halloween! We already celebrated Halloween on Friday, the 26th of October, in Funkstown, Maryland. Lydia was attending a sophisticated party for 10-year-olds, while I accompanied my two toddlers in their …

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We Painted Rocks For Easter

[pullquote]Matthew 28:2 “…for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door…”[/pullquote] This Easter, instead of participating in the traditional egg …

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Following In Her Footsteps

“Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice….” ~ Robert Frost We’ve had an unusually hot March this year, with temperatures reaching the low 80s, prompting …

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The Windmills In My Mind

[pullquote] Round like a circle in a spiral, Like a wheel within a wheel, Never ending or beginning On an ever spinning reel… …Like a clock whose hands are sweepin’ …

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AfriCat Painting Video and One Last Chance to Win

Last week, I blogged about my “AfriCat” painting, which I’ve donated to the charity fundraiser “Art for the Animals”, hosted by Howards’ Arts and Frames. The good news: Howards’ is …

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Hello Irene, Good-bye Summer….

It is 10:30PM, as I sit at my desk, typing this blog post which won’t be published for a few more hours…. I spent the entire day cleaning up after …

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