acrylic painting

I Could Eat Color – I Have Synesthesia

I am friends with a lovely blogger and artist named Sarah. Recently she posted an excellent Synesthesia article to her blog, First Night Designs, with a link to the original Neuroscience News report, here. Synesthesia + Me I have synesthesia but only learned a few years ago it was called synesthesia.  I had never thought much about […]

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sunflower field

Inspirations of the Summer Garden

Beautiful Victor Hugo Quote~ A Garden A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ~ Victor Hugo Crape Myrtles do nothing most of the time. But once summer is at it’s height and just beginning to slide, they […]

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rainbow buddhas-watercolor painting by ©CountryWomanPaints, L'Adelaide

Pema Chodron, Living + Dying

An inspiring human being… I can hardly believe she’s 80 years young!   Rainbow Buddhas, watercolor+watercolor pencil by las “All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.” Grant Wood ©2007-2016 by L’Adelaide-CountryWomanPaints. All rights reserved.

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vineyard-oak

Almost Harvest + Digging a Big Hole

 The correct term is “Farm Pond”. That’s 20 acre feet of water (about 300x400x20feet deep) used on a farm! It looks like we’re digging to China and surrounding it with the Great Wall! Despite the drought going on five years, it still took the County almost 2 years to grant our permits. Then we had […]

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Summer Garden Color

Summer, especially about this time in summer, the weather becomes awful. I dislike extreme heat, dry winds and smoky skies. There’ve been several fires around the lake area up north from here. I shouldn’t complain as many lost all they had except their lives! Unfortunately that black smoke does inevitably end up in the air […]

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