December 21, 2014

Hi All

Hi everybody, here I am at my art table doing some sketches.
The holidays are upon us and always difficult for me.. I get around it by trying to keep busy. 
 A very big Italian family and all the traditions have been replaced by mostly dear friends ... if it weren't for them, I would probably go to Tibet and become a monk . lol.  
 No, not a laughing matter,  but I make the best of what I have and try to not think of what I don't.. Life has taken it's courses, people have made their choices, and I get on with my own. 
I do want to wish all my blogging friends, a very Merry Christmas,
and the Happiest of New Years.   Barbra Joan ...

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  1. Look at you, just as pretty from the back side! Keeping busy will keep you out of trouble and away from the rest home! Nice to see you working!

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    1. Not sure about keeping me out of trouble Jerry, but if it keeps me out of the rest home, that's good enough.

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  2. Merry Christmas to you and a wonderful New Year, BJ! We all have our own way to get through this time of year, I wish you all the best, and get many paintings done! :)

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    1. Thank you Judy you have a great Christmas and i wish you the best.

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  3. Lovely photo of you in action, have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

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  4. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you! I love your paintings from your cat period and the new one of the retriever is also very sweet!

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  5. Happiest Christmas & New Year!

    I look at your photo and wonder...what beautiful hair is that a perm? Its funny how we look at bloggers like friends at coffee having a chat.:)

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    1. No, no perm . I have natural curly/wavy hair.
      Color yes, perm no.lol !

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  6. This is a time of reflection, isn't it? Sometimes the holidays can bring such a mixture of emotions and sentiments. Love the photo of you with your artwork! And the piece you're working on looks great. The dog portrait is wonderful, too! Merry Christmas Barbra Joan!

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  7. Barbra You are doing what I am doing. Although this year I will be seeing family and that should be fun.I am wishing you a Merry Christmas and a shiny bright New Year. Take care my friend. Hugs, Sharon

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  8. Lovely to see you at your art table with paintings around you. Send you best wishes as we close out this year and look forward to sharing art with you I. 2015 xx

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    1. Lorraine, thanks for coming by and the best to you also.

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  9. Ah BJ - just love seeing you at work with your art. Christmas can be such a hard time for anyone who has lost loved ones or are far away from those they love. You always make the best of every situation my dear friend. Sending you hugs as you stay busy. Xo Xo

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    1. Merry Christmas to you Debbie... So glad your one of my blogger friends... Thank you.

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