Quicksilver vs Oliver

The pup is Oliver. He is 14 weeks old now. The photo above was taken at the Humane Society.  The vet said he would weigh about 80 pounds when full grown. I don’t have any photographs of Oliver right now, because he has mites from his mother. He has been given medication, unfortunately, he is…

the flowers & the cat

Juju, my cat, doesn’t like when i find something to do that doesn’t involve him. He had to be the center of attention. and you know what? I am grateful. He is one cool cat. These are my African Daisies from pots outside. Their stems were short, so i needed a small vase. Stunning flowers…and…

The Gift

In a packed Sanctuary, Destin was bar mitzvahed. Destin blew us all away. Near the end of the service, he read his speech, that he had written by himself, to all of us. Personally, I had no idea that this 13 year old was so brilliant & so far more mature than any 13 year…

Dancing lizards & a crowned frog

I found these two lizards dancing in the darkest corner. I felt as though i was intruding on a very personal moment. It’s obvious they love one another.  I kissed this king. He remained a frog…just in case you wanted to try. And my boyfriend wasn’t the least bit jealous.  Lots of Easter decorations!  And…

making it up as i go

I changed the blog a bit. much easier to see things quickly. I hope you’ll check it out. http//:www.2me4art.com  

my cat colored by a rainbow

I walked into my kitchen one afternoon & found my handsome cat sleeping in my chair. I call him Juju B, a nickname from the Juju Beans i used to eat at the movie theater when i was a kid (i call his cute pink toes, Cotton Candy Jelly Belly’s…you know, because i’m a wee…

why you should buy local

when one owns their own businesses, they shop for the things…they think we might like. i cannot imagine how stressful that must be…at first. i always try to buy local. one of my favorite places to shop is one of the three Leaf & Petal nurseries/gift shops in Birmingham, Alabama. i can now say, “i…

i share my balcony with the cats

i lost my garden when i moved out of the house. this shelf contains many of the things i kept in my art studio. there is a brown bear, a glow-in-the-dark alien, a yellow bird, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, a wild thing, spiderman birdhouse, star of David-can you see them? and tons of white rabbits…

snow in Alabama vs Vermont

The kids & I have been trapped in our house for four days because of snowfall on Tuesday in Birmingham, Alabama. A little background history first. I consider myself a Yankee. My (now ex) husband informed me that I’ve lived in Birmingham Alabama for as long as I lived in Vermont–half my life. My Vermont…