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Happy Valentine's Day

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To all of my readers, thank you so much for your fellowship and interest in the stories I tell and the art that I create. Your emails, comments, and feedback are heartwarming and encouraging. You are special Valentines to me ... I just thought you would want to know that. Have a beautiful day. ~firefly

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Purple Heart - A Treasury at Etsy

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A great way to help bring attention to a favorite Etsy shop or item is to create your own Treasury list ...

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October comes lovely

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October comes lovely each year, whether cold and wet or crisp and windy ... for me it is the most lovely month of  the year.  Our trees are at what looks to me like peak or near-peak color today.  It is rainy and dark, but the autumn leaves glow far and wide bringing a strange brightness to what would otherwise be a gloomy, moody day. My son is visiting, and yesterday afternoon we all took a quick two-mile bike ride; Grandpa, me, little Sweet Pea in a trailer pulled by Grandpa, her mom (my daughter) and my son.  It was...

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July is here, July is nearly gone

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Hello dear readers, I have been absent from my blog during the month of July.  As it turns out, I needed some time to recuperate from months of intense fine art painting.  Summer also brought with it many activities including a day of plein aire painting on the Master Gardener's Garden Path tour along with other painters from the county, our annual Chicken Barbeque fund raiser at church, and many chores around our property. Even today I don't have as much time to write as I would like to.  However, you have been promised a July Sock Yarn Give Away...

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Moments Show Opening

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My summer art show, "Moments", opened this past Friday night at Shawn's Gate Gallery in Medina, New York.

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