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Skin Horse + Velveteen Rabbit

July 12, 2015


Wise Words

Somehow Skin Horse is speaking my language… I almost believe me. ©2015 CountryWomanPaints by L’Adelaide. All rights reserved. “Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you.. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then […]

Claude Renoir, youngest son as child

July 13, 2014


French Impressionist Painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir ~ Short Film in Studio

renoir arthritis+paintingFrench impressionist painter Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) painted despite partial paralysis and cruel rheumatoid arthritis until the end of his life. Painting with his brushes taped to his crippled hand, especially moves me. To the end of his life, Renoir’s three sons helped their ill father, who was wheelchair-bound later in life. His children often helped him in his painting, posing for him from the time they were small and later as he grew more disabled, binding his brush to his arthritic hand and with his paints, brushes and palette. Renoir’s wife passed away a few years before his death.

From an NPR interview linked here…

Beagle Sophie is Wiley

June 17, 2014


Beagle Investigates Caftan

Beagle Sophie Thinks Weird Caftan
Sophie thought perhaps I was hiding something interesting under there somewhere but…. It seemed just a little out of the ordinary. However… Never underestimate the curious nature of a beagle.
Sophie will always follow her nose without hesitation!

Mallard Duck with Babies

August 8, 2013


Six Birthdays All in a Row… Oh My

Strange timing, I know. All those birthdays, about 10 if I counted everyone right. My birthday is the only birthday in the family that is not in the fall  including both my daughters in law. The upcoming family visit next week will be spent celebrating six of those big days, among lots of other things. […]