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Very cold in New England

It’s cold here in New England!    

Christmas Cards

For the second year in a row, Pillsbury Senior Communities Homestead of St. Albans, VT, will be featuring one of my paintings, “Sleigh Ride,” for their annual Christmas cards.    The original 18 x 24 painting is hanging at the Village Frame Shoppe in St. Albans. I’m selling canvas prints as well – if you’re interested, contact… read more

Think spring folks!

Think Spring folks! It’s almost here!         “Peonies at Dusk” 5 x 7 Oil on Board  2013    Thought I’d post this painting I did of peonies at dusk from last summer.   I am anxious to get started on spring and summer painting soon! Winter has been brutal here in Vermont… read more

Bringing donation check to BEVS

Thought I’d post a few pictures of Monday’s visit to BEVS for Ruger to get his final stitches out, AND me putting the donation check into the Stray Animal Fund box. (See my earlier posts on ART FOR RUGER if you’ve just now found my blog.)            I’m so happy to… read more

Painting sales generate a cash donation to BEVS

I’m happy to report that in December I had enough painting sales AND cash donations towards the Art for Ruger fund that I will be writing out a check this week to the Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists (BEVS) for $51.00! Thanks to everyone who bought art AND donated cash!   Here’s an earlier picture… read more

Ruger my German Shepherd recovering from gunshot wound

My German Shepherd, Ruger, continues to recover from the gunshot wound from Thanksgiving weekend. If you read my earlier post, he was intentionally shot in the chest. The Vermont State Police have questioned a few likely suspects but have turned up nothing. Meanwhile, I read in the local news that another German Shepherd in Jericho,… read more

Dog Matters

   ART FOR RUGER   Our beautiful male German Shepherd, Ruger, was INTENTIONALLY SHOT in the chest  near our Fairfax home over Thanksgiving weekend.   THIS WAS NOT A HUNTING ACCIDENT AND THIS GIVES HUNTING A BAD NAME!   We are grateful that he survived this act of cruelty to an animal  and that Burlington Emergency Veterinary… read more

Voting today !

Painting this morning but later today I’m exercising my all important right to vote!     Meanwhile – here’s an old study of some birches I did a few years back. The painting was done in shades of gray with just a touch of yellow for a highlight- which is a bit hard to see as… read more

Recent painting hiatus 9/11/2012

For anyone visiting my site over the past few months, you might have noticed a total lack of uploads and blogs. I have had to take a hiatus from painting much of this summer due to family obligations. It became nearly a full time job for me and I was only able to eek out… read more