Monthly Archives: July 2017

Catching Butterflies

Well figuratively… Day 27& 28/31 #WorldWatercolorMonthThe meadows are filled with life, birds, bees, butterflies, and rabbits of course! They’re everywhere, enjoying the fruits and flowers and seeds of the land around them.  I’m spending more time these days seeing, really … Continue reading

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Favorite Mile Marker

One Grand ole’ Tree – Day 26/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth When I go walking in the meadows, its easy to loose track of time, the early morning mist, the dewdrops still clinging to the leaves and blades of grass, the gentle crunch … Continue reading

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Gardening day

Day 25/31- #WorldWatercolorMonth Yesterday was gardening day. It was the perfect day, cool (by summer standards), slightly breezy and partly cloudy, and the day after a summer shower! So perfect! Lots of pruning, dead heading, and light weeding. ‘Gardens are … Continue reading

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Giant Pots!

End of my Walk  – Day 24/31 – #WorldWatercolorMonth  Here’s just one of a multitude of these giant pots lining the walkway to the garden path at Longwood. The lovely bluish-green cupric oxide patina like color is just one aspect … Continue reading

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Baldies with Big Mouths…

Early last spring, I saw a little wren at my bird feeder pecking away with all his might. About an hour later I noticed squirrels having a feast on the ground and the bird feeder was empty. I proceeded to … Continue reading

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Swallowtails on the Meadows 

Day22/31 – #WorldWatercolrMonth Watching Tiger Swallowtails is exhilarating, following them is exhausting and sketching them live is simply a feat in itself. Saturday afternoon I got a chance to find out. The Monardas are in bloom everywhere on the Meadows … Continue reading

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Dalias, Dalias and more Dalias

Day 21/31 – # WorldWatercolorMonth As the days roll deeper into summer the dalias are blooming at Longwood, and oh so many colors, shades, shapes and species. Here are just a few…

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