Sunday, May 31, 2015

Water, Dogwood Art, and Family Connections

Whew! What a stressful ride was that — the month of May.
Water. Water. Everywhere.

Dogwood in Crockery • oil
Looking through images of past paintings, I came across these two pieces painted many years apart yet coincidentally so similar. Dogwood in Crockery and Dogwood in Red Pot. Both paintings have a strong family connection to my grandmother, my mother, and my aunt.  

Dogwood in Red Pot • oil

June brings thoughts of my mother and her love of all flowers. Her birthday would have been this month, and I am reminded of how quickly time passes. Several years before her death, she 'confessed' to me that as a teenager she had fibbed on her drivers license application to make herself one year older because she had been in such a hurry to drive. Lol ... As children we have such a small window into a parent's life. We tend to forget that parents had a life before we were born. 

The sun shines again this morning. Have a good one!


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As a child, I was reprimanded for daydreaming. Today my daydreams morph into paintings. 
V. Bridges Hoyt — painting the sauce of Texas™. 

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1 comment:

  1. Weather, weather, and more weather. That's Texas for you. We are coming out of several years of drought and have forgotten what a typical Texas springtime is about. I do believe our prayers for an end to the drought have been answered. God is good.

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