Tag Archives: Gouache

Pyrrhuloxia

My recent copy of Birds and Blooms magazine (February/March issue)  focused on the ten must-see birding destinations in America.  A photograph of a Pyrrhuloxia  (cardinal relative) caught my attention and motivated me to do a sketch in opaque watercolors (gouache) … Continue reading

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Uncle Berio

Berio is our oldest pet.  Sometime this year I’m pretty sure he will be twelve.  He came to us via Pam and Ray (as did all our remaining cats) who fostered him for many months with his litter mates for … Continue reading

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Night Owl

In a previous post “Demitasse”  I describe Demi, the only female cat still alive in our animal family.  Demi suffers from an oral disease called plasma cell stomatitus.  The cat’s gums become very inflamed and as in Demi’s case most of … Continue reading

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Cat’s Eye View

While I was pleased that our whole house generator arrived today it seemed as if the switch install required a lot of time…five hours in which the electricity was turned off.  It did get a little chilly inside at somewhere … Continue reading

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Dinner?!

The thermometer reads 29 or 30 but it felt much colder to my hands and feet as I tended the bird feeders this afternoon.  As mentioned in my last post, there have been many birds visiting the yard in search … Continue reading

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