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    Very Big Snake~Surprise!

    I couldn’t fit the whole snake into the photo because she’s about 54″ long! I wondered how long she could hang there, bouncing on the wall. The branch in front isn’t holding her up. She…

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    Antique Jars, New Treasures

    Jars such as these are so special. There is something appealing about utilitarian objects like these glass containers that were used almost a century ago! The color, the shape, the handwork that went into the…

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    Fawn at My Backdoor

    I was distracted and irritated. BUSY. Struggling with the fruitless task of forcing a long desk to fit into the mud room at the foot of the stairs leading up to my studio. Frustrated and…

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    Beagle Investigates 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…

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    Sophie Sweet Beagle

    Sophie is now almost 6 months old! The reason I haven't posted many photos of her is because she won't sit still long enough for me to photograph her. She moves continually unless she's sleeping.…

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    Color in the Garden

    When you increase the number of gardens, you increase the number of heavens too! ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan