Wow. Cheesy title. A couple of weeks ago, I got a request for a gift certificate for my custom house portrait. I don’t know why I hadn’t already thought of putting one of these in my shop. Anyway, it was like this but with words and stuff.
I don’t think I’ve ever actually been in an A-frame house, but there’s something about them that appeals to me in a woodsy, chalety, way. I guess it’s not really the house itself that I like as much as the potential of pleasant and owl-infused surroundings that I imagine must go with them.
If it weren’t already painfully obvious that watching the bird feeder is prime entertainment in my household, I guess it is now. Seriously, though – does there exist some kind of bird/squirrel 6th sense involving newly-filled birdfeeders? I imagine this being one in a series of drawings documenting a knock-down-drag-out over the contents of the feeder. I’ll put my money on the crows.
I’m back! I took the liberty of giving myself a nice long maternity leave while reacquainting myself with life with a newborn (pure… um… joy). Doodle’s little sister (Doodette? Twoodle? Me Toodle?) was born one month ago today! In celebration, I drew a new family portrait for my “About Me” page. I have to admit that this doesn’t really look all that much like my husband. In fact, it’s weirding me out a bit that this four-fingered stranger has his hand on Doodle’s head like that.