Country Woman Studio

Never Mind the Mess…

male bluebirds

As you can see, they’ve been busy. Again… !
They’ve laid a late winter clutch of eggs despite it’s crowded with the mess from the previous bunch.

Mallard Duck with Babies

The vineyards wake up and it’s always too soon for a much needed break from the work to come to an end. Especially when the wet weather has kept us from getting any winter garden chores started…. Much less done!

deer skull

Bones are reminders that life is temporary.

May the coming year bring peace to those who still shiver in the snow and yearn only for a warm cup of soup. May shelters be there when they finally arrive to destinations held in the heart, after their long treks driven by fierce hope.

Jack Rabbit Painting of Many Colors

If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideals of beauty would be.