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Snow in April

Snow in April

"Snow in April", 6 x 6 inches, oil on board, $ 60.00  

Woke up this morning to a snow scene.  Just a few days ago, we enjoyed temperatures in the upper 70's.  I almost raked the leaves off my strawberry patch.  Glad I didn't.  

My daughter, Amy suggested I paint from today's snow, so I looked out the studio window and thought, gee really?  But then, I looked out the clerestory window and got inspired to paint this little piece.  If Amy hadn't suggested this, I would not have thought to capture today's unusual weather.

I hear my poor mother trying to explain to Cooper that he can't jump on her lap for a back rub because she has a sore knee.  I can just imagine the tipped head and sad puppy-dog eyes he's giving her. When Cooper wants a back-rub, he jumps on your lap and sits with his back facing you.  My mom has a studio apartment in our home and he spends most of the day in her cozy apartment watching TV with her.     

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