Archive for the ‘nature’ Category

Post-Post Note: I shouldn’t have linked from IL – I double posted. I think I’ve been getting a little carried away… This is a ATC I am working on for the topic “Connection”. I had sketched it before this weeks Illustration Friday topic “Sail”. As mentioned, I was going to double-dip this one but decided […]

Am I taking her off the shelf or putting her on …

I’ve been looking and thinking about it for awhile, and now I am finally posting on Illustration Friday. My girl has enough wild flowers and has almost had enough sunset – one last glimpse.

We have been gone visiting family at the north Wisconsin cottage. Hubby and I took a side trip up to Madeline Island on Lake Superior while the kids hung out with Grandma and Grandpa. I did a lot of sitting, though biking and walking were a good part of it. A lovely trip. Here are […]



Our next Artist Trading Card (ATC) topic is “Connection”, and this is my gal “Wishing” to connect. She wants to connect with these birds – she wants them to come to her and she wants to fly off with them. If she just tries harder… Actually, she is too big to be an ATC. In […]

This past week the kids spent a night at Auntie and Uncle’s house with the cousins and had a great time. When I came to pick them up – running behind, of course – I was greeted by my daughter with a hug and this cup of wild fleurs she picked on a walk. Then […]



The pink peonies have burst into bloom. I had to bring some into the house. The white are just blooming. I only became a fan when we moved into this house with the pinks already here. Two years later my mother-in-law was given several white peonies from a friends mother’s home which she shared with […]