Lean On Me

Our niece, Anna asked me to do a painting of a Barn Owl for her room in her new house. I became inspired to grant her wish when I read Wesley The Owl by Stacey O”Brien. This is a book that I will always own and cherish. I gave my first copy to Annie andContinue reading “Lean On Me”

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

I saw a Cedar Waxwing yesterday……. They do not nest in Texas, so he was just spending the winter here where he could get hit by a truck…..poor pretty bird! Shoulda gone to Grandmother’s where you could get hassled by a feral cat! Click here to read and listen to the sounds of this prettyContinue reading “Cornell Lab of Ornithology”

Fly Away Home

For the last several years, I have visited the same friends in the Texas Hill Country and I still need directions. Even so, I will inevitably make a wrong turn at the last fork in the road. My favorite friend to visit is a four year old Vulture named Buffy who was orphaned and hadContinue reading “Fly Away Home”

Owl City

This painting is exactly what I remember from our owl sighting about two years ago. I was riding Sarita and Tom was on Francie. It was not quite dark, but two Barred owls were perched together right on the fence-line to our neighbor’s property. The only other time we saw two owls together was rightContinue reading “Owl City”

It was A Dark and Creepy Night….

We love it when we spot an owl. Seeing two was a special treat late one  afternoon, trail riding in a wooded area of the ranch. We always carry our cameras with us on our saddles, but these two were long gone before we had a chance to capture them. This is a big painting Continue reading “It was A Dark and Creepy Night….”

Debajo de Mismo Luna

I never fully understood what the true meaning of this sentence in Spanish was until I was separated from my family for too long of a period to be able to cope with it. We lost our precious brother, Russell  and are grieving still….but we are all under the same moon and that gives meContinue reading “Debajo de Mismo Luna”