Friday, April 4, 2014


I am laughing and laughing looking at this picture! So cute! Reminds me of the wolf in the fairy-tale - pretending to be grandma! :D

***A comment I was left on Flickr ……Purrfect fit!

While busily de-cluttering the house, my painting got put aside and so for this week I'm sharing this picture of Elliot (Elly Angel) all dressed up like Grandma ~^..^~ and a quote by E.B. White.

This is my second round of Spring Cleaning for this year and more scheduled before those brightly yellow daffodils are dancing in my garden. Yesterday, my husband and daughter helped me pack the truck and bring boxes of  stuff, a collection of tv's and even a much loved wire bird cage ( don't believe in caged birds) for donation to "HOUSE OF LAZARUS" in Mountain….my favourite thrift shop. I almost donated two wool coats but remembered I was saving them for Penny Mats so out they came from the clothes bag destined for HOUSE

Of course, once I was there I couldn't leave before I took one quick look around for artful elements : ) 
Didn't find any, thank God, however I did buy a book……"CHARLOTTE'S WEB" which jogged my memory to see through a commitment I never completed.
Sometime ago I  met a gal with her grandson named Frankie at the Salvation Army store in Kemptville and I had promised the little guy the book but silly me, absent minded old gal that I am lost their number. All that I recall is that she worked at the hospital so I suppose I could try that connection and see if I can get this fabulous book to him, if not , hopefully I'll meet up with them again: )

So ,while I may be preoccupied with daily chores of life it doesn't deter me from being inspired for the next  work of art. So instead of dreading the thought of dirt and dust filling my nostrils and head and just plain procrastination and talk about cleaning , it's quicker to get the job done and before you know it, a spacious room awaits with boundless possibilities .

Oh, and as you can see I revamped my website "Pastoraldreams" and my other website "Thewoodbeyondtheworld" (keeping two sites in case one gets lost :)

 The pictures of the Dandelion and Old Man's Beard are old imperfect photographs I took a while back, I just digitally enhanced them so I suppose they would count as digital paint, right?


Thanks for uploading this song cielzinnn

Thanks Eva and Kristin for hosting Paint Party Friday

Until Later ,


Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful post, and that cat is just fantastic! Hugs, Valerie

MeOfCourse said...

I love Marley. Thanks for the music. How fun the cat. Tee hee. Enjoyed your post.

MeOfCourse said...

I forgot to say that Spring cleaning is going on over here too. It's good to recyle clothes. Have a great one friend. Take care.

Linda said...

That cat is too funny! I love your new header-that dandelion is gorgeous. Whenever I find those I have to stop, make a wish and blow the seeds to scatter away:)Good for you to get so much spring cleaning done- I SO need to focus more on that but really would rather do almost anything else:) Happy PPF and thank you for the sweet comments on my blog.

AnnD said...

The cat photo is hysterical! Sometimes, we just have to clean instead of painting. Cleaning can be good for the soul, too!

Christine said...

the cat looks so cute! Happy PPF!

gillena cox said...

happy spring, the cat made me smile. have a nice Friday

much love...

Ginny said...

I really enjoyed visiting today. The cat is so cute and the music perfect for a spring day. I am not a fan of cleaning but I love it when everything is put away. So I have decided that instead of thinking of it as something I dread I will think of it as I gift I give myself. It's working now - don't if it will still work a couple of weeks from now.

Abigail Davidson said...

Elly Angel looks adorable! What a fun post, and I love that quote as well. The dandelion header looks gorgeous. Thank you for visiting, and happy PPF!

Tam Hess said...

That cat is funny! Made me giggle. Spring cleaning is healthy in my opinion. I wish everyone would embrace the habit. LIKE MY SISTER! Ha ha, what? I'm not judgey. Sis is aware of my feeling so...now she's just being stubborn :) Hugs!

Happy Paint Party Friday!

Tarang Sinha said...

Nice post! And the picture is really...really cute!:)

Lynn Richards said...

That silly cat!!! I agree. It looks like the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood!

denthe said...

She sure looks like grandma but she manages somehow to still look regal ... ;-) Enjoy your spring cleaning!

Katherine Jeanne Wood said...

:) Such a cute kitty. I wish I was ambitious enough to start spring cleaning. I have a walk-in closet that I can't walk into. lol One of these days, I keep saying. If I wait long enough it will be too hot, and I'll have a great excuse. haha

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