Painting Cats in Clothes Inspired by Literature

Holiday Seasons *shudder*


‘Tis Late in the Season

Now that it is officially December, I must dig my head out of the sand… or rather, out of the frozen soon-to-be-covered-in-snow patch of earth, to consider what to do …

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A New Thanksgiving

Holidays are a low-key affair around here. My husband and I rarely entertain guests, and my relatives, who are scattered across the country, haven’t held a reunion in over a …

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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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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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2012 Hardcover Calendars – Better Late than Never, Right?

I have a confession to make, which I feel comfortable sharing because it’s not really a secret at all…. I’m a procrastinator. I’m flaky, scatterbrained, and absent-minded, too. And I …

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Times Have Changed, and Plymouth Rock Has Landed… In Jail

Why is Plymouth Rock being held captive inside …what appears to be… an animal cage?! Did it grow frustrated with being a stepping stone, and angrily maul a fanny-pack-wearing tourist? …

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Earning Money for Adding Vampire Fangs and Blood-shot Eyes onto Cupcakes

Now that is a loaded title, ripe with keywords bound to attract SEO spammers and Twilight fangs fans! I say, bring it on! My poor spam folder has been neglected …

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I Slept Through Spring… All 8 Hours Of It.

As I compose this blog post, I’m sitting alone at my living room desk – usually the hub of family gatherings. The Backyardigans are dancing across the television screen… but …

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Mother Earth and I Celebrate Another Year

2011 will be an exciting time spent experimenting with wood and cloth. Joe has been talking for months about purchasing a sewing machine for me – as a BIRTHDAY present, no less! – which means I’ll be cursing and stitching my fingers to assorted fabrics in an effort to create some stuffed animals for my shop. ;)

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