The Reason behind all the Celebrating…

It occurred to me last month, in the midst of my own personal Birthday Celebration, that an attitude adjustment regarding CHRISTMAS could do me some good this year. If you’ve been living in the United States since before Halloween — you don’t need ME to tell you that the commercialism and self-imposed chaos surrounding Christmas […]

Merry Christmas, Mary!

My oil painting called “O Christmas Tree” is on its way to the Midwest today! A long-time collector of mine bought it as a surprise for his wife. I think it will definitely brighten up their winter. 🙂

“O Christmas Tree” (bid now for this painting!)

After we put our Christmas tree up last December, I decided that I needed a new painting to cheer up our home during the short days of winter. So I decided to paint myself a winter painting called “O Christmas Tree.” It hung over our fireplace, making me smile until the beginning of March… and […]

They’re happy. So I’m happy. (“archer place” part 7)

This E-MAIL came in May. “Oh my gosh, Marie!  It is stunning!  Absolutely beautiful.  I CANNOT believe the level of detail that you have in your painting and the colors are so vibrant.  We freaking love it!!! Judi was extremely surprised and loves it.  We immediately hung it in our dining room.  We still owe you a photo of us […]