Daddy’s Girl — Father and Daughter

Daddy’s Girl – 8″ x 10″ oil on canvas I can’t resist a picture like this! I love any picture that shows the interaction between people, but the love between a parent and a child is the best. This is my “big, tough, cousin”, Corey. He looks mean, but has a heart of gold…sorry Corey!Continue reading “Daddy’s Girl — Father and Daughter”

A Dog’s Purpose

Well, I’ve had a pretty awful week, I must admit. I haven’t been able to paint much let alone think. I’ve been consumed with worry and sadness. On October 26th, our sweetheart family dog, Zappa, was diagnosed with lymphoma. He was only five, and we got him when my son was just a baby, soContinue reading “A Dog’s Purpose”

In the Shadow of Greatness

In the Shadow of Greatness ~ 6″ x 8″ original oil on canvas panel $60.00 <input type="hidden" name="encrypted" value="—–BEGIN PKCS7—–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—–END PKCS7—–“> Someone forwarded this to me the other day. It made me smile, and it is so true. Before I was a Mom I never learned the words to a lullaby.I never thought about immunizations.BeforeContinue reading “In the Shadow of Greatness”