Wow! What a ride!

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“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming— “Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson

Magnifying Glasses

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This past week, my husband and I bought these cool magnifying glasses for our three oldest grandsons.  They live nearly 5000 miles away in Kiev, Ukraine; and the only way we could do some fun activities with them would be on SKYPE. So we had to think a bit before we shipped them off. We considered making a WHERE’S WALDO …

Keeping busy…

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I have a few more DrawPages that will be posted in the next few weeks. I love this time of year when we start to get ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas. So, I will also be posting the sketches for my Christmas card.   In the meantime, here are a couple of colored pencil drawings and a logo that I …

Beautiful Summer Travels

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We spent some time in Kiev, Ukraine with our oldest son and his family. We experienced the absolutely beautiful churches, and the parks! We ate a beautiful dinner on the Dniper River on a boat. We enjoyed ice cream with our three grandsons…and walked EVERYWHERE! (mostly because the drivers in this city are craaaazy! LOL) We bought all kinda’ trinkets …

The Sweetest Rocking Horse

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We made a rocking horse for the sweetest little girl…our granddaughter, Sonni! A few years ago when our first grandson turned one, I painted a rocking horse for him; and that horse has been through two more brothers and they still ride it! For Sonni’s first birthday we looked to buy a wooden horse to paint for her, but couldn’t …