"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, Summer is an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of all of them." Stanley Horowitz I love fall. I am that obnoxious person who puts up fall decorations on September 1st. I have always loved fall since I was a child. Raking...read more
My motto for my fat cow studio is "Inspired by the country life". But it is more inspired by nature that comes with living in the country. I have always loved the outdoors, fresh air, flowers, animals and insects..(to a point). This past year I decided to take my...read more
Summer is in full swing. Every year, I hope we have a mild summer. Every year, I am wrong. But then again, I live in Texas where it is hot, especially in the summer. This past spring was glorious! We had lots of rain that brought on an abundance of wildflowers. Texas...read more
I haven't blogged in a while. I have been quiet and trying to listen. There is so much chatter, vaingloriousness and bravado everywhere. I have been busy ignoring all the above mentioned doings. I have been taking care of my...read more
There is an ebb and flow to life. Highs and lows. Some days we are just so grateful for everything, some days, not so much. During times of the lows, it is easy to stay down, to just give in to the feeling of sadness, loneliness, grief, resentment and even anger. All...read more
It looks like rain. Something we haven't seen in our small town in months. My husband told me the old rancher guys would say, while drinking their coffee at the local gas station/diner, "We are one day closer to rain!" We will welcome the relief from the blistering...read more
My 60th birthday is coming up rapidly. I remember when my grandmother turned 60. I thought she was so old! Even though she was a very vibrant red head with red lipstick and sassy attitude. I t seems like I just turned around, and I am hitting 60. I think it is the...read more
Too much. It has been a busy, noisy world lately. Everything is vying for attention. My iPhone buzzes me with breaking news, texts and messages are constantly pinging. Social media is beginning to be a battle field of...read more
My mood a few days back. I was getting bombarded with all kinds of things. Things that may seem small to some, more than they could have handled to others. I could not get my bearings set, a good nights sleep or keep my heart from racing. We all get bad news, sad...read more
Details, details, details. It is easier to see the big picture. Only glancing momentarily, letting it skim your thoughts and moving on. It is like looking out an airplane window. You can see the patchwork fields, big cities and flowing rivers....read more
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