Sunday, July 26, 2020

Random Snaps

I am still staying at home,
 due to horrifically hot humid weather, and Covid

On the birdfeeder
Male Baltimore Oriole

On a flower
Monarch Butterfly

On the fence
A wet squirrel

On my easel
For Mom (they were her favourite flower)
(Acrylic on canvas)





25 comments:

  1. Oh your mom had my taste in flowers ... I was so thrilled to see lillies of the valley this year for the first time in ages. (Because we were home in Oregon at the right time this year instead of in Florida due to the Pandemic. ) .... you have so much beauty in your own backyard (and are creating more through your art)... not a bad place to be at a time like this . (But I still wish you cooler weather soon.)

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  2. GLORIOUS random snaps.
    Stay safe, stay well - and stay as cool as you can.

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  3. Your painting of the Lilies of the Valley is quite wonderful, Karen. i can barely do a good job of painting a wall!

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  4. ...wow,why leave home is you can capture images like these?

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  5. Your shots are always so wonderful! Today feels like it is going to be even hotter than yesterday!

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  6. You have wonderful visitors to your back yard. The Baltimore Oriole photo is terrific.

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  7. Beautiful photos and an even more beautiful painting! Lilies of the Valley are my daughter's favorite flower. We've tried growing them here but, sadly, they don't do well. I'm also staying home -- too much uncertainty not to do so!

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  8. Karen, Love the Oriole and the Monarch. Never see these here in my parts of Alberta. Thanks for sharing and have a good week. Sylvia D.

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  9. Animal shots, birds in particular, are an exercise in patience - like a fun mediation (or a frustrating one)

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  10. I do like the painting! These flowers have always reminded me of fairy caps.

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  11. I love the Oriole. Nice one.

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  12. A delightful series of shots Karen - thanks for sharing and brightening my day.

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  13. Wow - gorgeous shots and such a lovely painting!

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  14. Stunning random photos! I especially love the squirrel shot.

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  15. Hello, Karen

    I love the Oriole, it is a beautiful bird. The monarch is lovely. Cute squirrel shot. Your painting is beautiful. Take care! Enjoy your day! Have a great week ahead.

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  16. It is nice that you are able to still enjoy nature, even from the comfort of your own home & surroundings. I do love the painting!

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  17. Beautiful!
    Have a wonderful day!

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  18. BUT!!!! You're getting some amazing photos!
    Thanks for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2020/07/sleeping-and-stretching-fulltime.html.
    Stay safe and well!

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  19. a great collection!! your painting is gorgeous!! it's good that you are staying home, but more importantly that you are content and happy!!

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  20. Beautiful motives to spot around your home!

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  21. great shots as usual....
    lovely wildlife around your home

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  22. A lovely collection of photos in this post! That bright orange oriole is just stunning and regal looking. You are quite the artist - love the flowers you painted in memory of your mom. Hope you are well.

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  23. Stunning Oriole! Home isn't so bad for photos at your house.

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