Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hardy Begonias- “A Pass Along Plant”

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Hardy Begonia growing among Creeping Jenny, ferns, and ivy. Many years ago I heard about a hardy Begonia- a perennial Begonia which would spread to form  a large mound of beautiful foliage and delicate pink…

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“Fairy Manicure”

“Fairy Manicure” This Doodle started as a study of  fingerprint swirls, but nothing ends quite as expected. Doodling is fun whether it be fantasy, simple  lines and shapes, or realism based. It allows me to enter into a feeling akin … Continue reading

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Once the shelves are full with more to come, I feel good. There’s beans and peas and squash for eating, Hot Salsa for treats, Peaches for Dessert. Much more to come and security in knowing I am prepared! Plenty of … Continue reading

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Songbird, My Pastel and Watercolor Painting, Song Lyrics to Fleetwood Mac’s “Songbird”

Reminisic of the Fleetwood Mac version,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_JdKJQPS9I Beautiful song, this is my watercolor and pastel painting with the song in mind.   For you, there’ll be no more crying For you, the sun will be shining And I feel that when … Continue reading

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T’is the  Season for Fresh Veggies! Plenty to eat ad can. Plus the peach orchards are open  along with purple hull peas and watermelon and cantaloupes. I have been canning for days! OH YEA, FIGS, TOO. We have fig/strawberry jelly, … Continue reading

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Deep In The East Texas Woods

  Pastel painting of East Texas Woods by Sandra L. Gaile- Humidity is so high, And the temperature does fly. Plants flourish and grow, With no worry of snow. The woods are spooky and deep, With many secrets to keep. … Continue reading

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“WILD THING” The Pastel Painting I Did Of My Little Dog, Falcor

  I had not used my pastels for a long time, so I dug them out and did a quick pastel of my little dog, “Falcor.” Now, there is a good reason I call him ,”Wild Thing.” Let me explain. … Continue reading

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