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Quiet

Etsy is quiet. Blogs are quiet. I am very, very quiet today. I ended yesterday with a steaming mug of honey/lemon/ginger tea. My husband grates the ginger just so for me. He squeezes in the right amount of lemon. The honey's just right. It sent me off to dreams about huge houses and sun-filled windows.

I'm working on a skunk that looks nothing like anything else I've made - he's cute, but refined.

I've also been sketching birds with colored pencils:



And here is my sketchbook - with the last of the Bird on Wire paintings I ever did...Maybe I'll do more someday - but for now, this is the final piece in a series of about 275 - all of which have sold and are hanging on walls all over the world. I like it better that way. I have a few hanging in my bathroom (weird - I know), but they are a dying breed.

I hope everyone is smiling - and that the hubbub of crafting and blogging picks up again when everyone is ready.
Keep Smiling!

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  1. Abigail, I am amazed by your work! I popped over to your etsy shop and fell in love. (please don't change a thing about your photos they are fantastic) I will be keeping an eye on just the perfect little animal for me.

    Thanks for entering into the giveaway.

    Angie

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