I Immediately Saw a Pig

….after laying down random splashes of watercolour

Once I saw the pig I couldn’t get him out of my mind so I knew that I had to include him in my next intuitive art piece. After I drew the pig I started to see other animals and of course more flowers appeared.

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Sunday Stills – Celebrating National Pets and Kids Day

….not sure if this is strictly an American thing but thanks to Terri Webster Schrandt for hosting Sunday Stills https://secondwindleisure.com/2021/04/25/sunday-stills-celebrating-pets-and-kids/

After doing a little research I did discover that today, April 26th is recognized as National Pets and Kids Day in the U.S. It is intended to raise awareness of the importance of picking the right pet for children at the right time. It’s an important decision that can lead to a lifetime of bonding between pet and child.

We have been pet owners for over 30 years. Our first pet, other than gold fish, was a golden retriever followed by a second golden. They were great dogs to have around children. When the kids grew up we adopted a mutt who instantly became my husband’s dog. Our daughters both became dog owners when they set up their own homes and our son who has moved about Europe for the last 15 years is sans a pet.

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Lucy – Our daughter, Gaelan’s dog
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Frances and Lucy – best friends for 14 years
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I have to admit that I was nervous when I first saw this photo but over the years these two have always gotten along
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Our eldest daughter, Andrea with Olive
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Frances loving the snow
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When Olive and Winnie first met
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My cousin’s little boy and dog
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Winnie and Lucy five years on
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Olive loving the water

Tuesday Textures & Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

today’s fun foto challenge is texture so I decided to combine it with my Tuesday Texture post https://ceenphotography.com/2021/04/13/cffc-textures/

Thanks Cee for this week’s theme of texture. I love textures in my paintings and my photographs.

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Cousin of the Rat but Cuter

thanks to Debbie Smyth for hosting Six Word Saturday https://travelwithintent.com/2021/03/20/trying-to-think-inside-the-box/

Today in High Park the squirrels were out and about, running up and down trees and through the tall grasses. I had my telephoto lens with me and was able to capture these beauties.

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