Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Back to Oils and Drink Your Tea…


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Glad to back to oils and I am very happy with the first stage of my latest Blue Ridge painting!   I love oil paint the best, but I get more uptight when I paint in this medium.  A lot of painters consider watercolors to be the most difficult painting medium.  I can’t agree.  I consider oils to be the most difficult, but I love it!

 

Misty Blue Ridge Autumn   Original 14″ x 11″ Oil  painting  NFS

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

When Clyde and I take walks at Wildwood Park the towhees are always yelling “drink your tea” over and over again.  It is a pretty bird call but it can get monotonous.   The other day  I read in a blog that drinking tea actually fights the bacteria in our mouths which, of course, helps with tooth decay. 

When I told Clyde that, he had a whacko theory as to why towhees keep on telling us to drink our tea.  Maybe they once had teeth and are now telling everybody to drink their tea or else!  Now that’s a weird one, even for The Bird Man!

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Natural Rhythm  40″ x 30″  Oil  Painting $2430

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Riverview at Dusk  16″ x 20″ Oil Painting   $670

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Tiger Lean  Original Oil Painting  SOLD


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is not Wishing for that and Death of an ipad…


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Well, my ipad has bit the dust.  The store clerk said you can’t replace the battery.  Once it is gone, that is the end of the ipad.  That is a sorry end for a device I paid a lot of money for and hardly ever used. 

I will try getting a different cable and see if that works but I will probably have to get a new ipad which I doubt I will do.  I will just use a laptop when I need something in my studio.  Time to get in there. 

It really is a dreary Monday, so I need to work so I can cheer up.

 

Side Street   Original 16″ x 20″ Oil  painting  SOLD

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

Well, the cat problem is almost over!  Two of our neighbors wanted a kitten and they got them before they went feral.  There is one left that they are trying to coax away from the mother.  According to Clyde, they are about the age when the mother will push them away so this works out right for the neighbors and the cats. 

Not sure what will become of the mother.  I called Animal Control but they have not responded yet.  Oh well.  The kittens are so adorable that I told Clyde I wished we could have a cat and Alan and I wouldn’t have allergic reactions and the cat would be no trouble and I wouldn’t be the one to take care of it. 

I was waiting for the “Careful what you wish for admonition”, but I got a weird Clyde response instead.  Watch out for what you wish for.   You may need a 42 page document that guarantees the wish won’t bite you! 

That sounds about right.  LOL!

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Natural Rhythm  40″ x 30″  Oil  Painting $2430

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Riverview at Dusk  16″ x 20″ Oil Painting   $670

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Tiger Lean  Original Oil Painting  SOLD


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Fighting the Phone and Cats in the Shade…


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Does the computer baby sitting ever end?  I bought a iPad years ago that I hardly ever use and now when I need it, it won’t charge.  I guess I need to get a new battery.  Also, I can’t use Chimera on my phone.  The site claims I have too much on my phone but I need all the Apps I have. 

I guess I need to eliminate images but does that mean they will disappear from Instagram?  I can’t have that.  Time to go on Google and ask the almighty computer some questions.

 

Lion Explosion   Original 16″ x 20″ Oil  painting $670

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

Once again we are having cat problems.  Years ago one tried to adopt us by trying to sneak into our house.  We don’t want a cat.  Two of us are allergic to cat and dog hair.  This time a mother and three kittens are lounging around in the shade on our carport. 

The mother does not have a collar and the neighbors don’t know anything about them.  This will not work.  Clyde said three people that don’t want cats with four cats on a carport is a miss-match made in the shade.  Time to call Animal Control. 

Anybody want a kitten?

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Natural Rhythm  40″ x 30″  Oil  Painting $2430

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Smith Mountain Lake  16″ x 20″ Oil Painting   $670

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Eagle Fire   Original Oil Painting  SOLD


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Putting on her Mask and Growing Clothes…


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Lots of work to do on my new pastel portrait of Alan and Sarah!  It will take a long time but I have been wanting to do one for a long time and I finally got a good photo of them to work from.

So I will put on my mask and get to it like Aunt Bea said to Otis on The Andy Griffith show when she was acting as his warden in their home!  Great show!

 

Mother’s Day Gift   Original 30″ x 20″ Soft Pastel  painting $1200

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

Not sure, but I think I have mentioned before that people have been telling me for decades that I have lost weight.  I am the same weight I was when I got married with the same measurements so I have often wondered why people are always saying that to me.  I guess I have withered with age.

Just wish they wouldn’t say it with such a big smile.  That implies I needed to lose weight which I don’t think is true.  According to the doctor’s chart my weight is exactly what it should be.  My BMI is on the low end of normal.

Now Clyde is another matter. He is trying to lose some weight to take the pressure off the knee that was injured.  He is losing about a pound a week which is fast enough.  Anyway, he recently received a comment on his weight loss that I have never heard before.  A friend said his clothes are growing on him.

Love it!

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Smith Mountain Lake  16″ x 20″ Oil Painting   $670

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Eagle Fire   Original Oil Painting  SOLD


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Back to Pastels and Clucking Chickens..


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I am real excited about starting a soft pastel portrait!  It has been a long time since I worked in pastels.  They are a mess but I don’t have to clean brushes or a palette after each session which is great!  I started today without a mask but will put one on the next time.  That stuff gets in the air and practically asphyxiates me.  You have to really love Art to put up with all the problems.  I certainly do!

 

Fall on The New River   Original Pastel  painting SOLD

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

As I have mentioned a number of times before, we are not at all happy with the digital TV takeover that forced us to get cable or never see PBS again.   We are not about to pay for cable for all three sets, so the TV in our bedroom has a mind of its own and sometimes has a signal but oftentimes does not have a signal and no stations come in.  We have been told various ridiculous things regarding the lack of signal.

My favorite is the amount of leaves on the trees affects the reception.  Lots of leaves right now so nothing comes in most of the time.  Clyde has another theory.  When a chicken clucks in China, our TV won’t come in.  Lots of clucking right now.

I contacted a company in China today that keeps on stealing my images and selling prints of them.  I had lawyers try to get compensation for me but they were not able to do anything about it in spite of the US office the company has.  I didn’t mention clucking chickens to them.  Just wish they would stop stealing my paintings.

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Smith Mountain Lake  16″ x 20″ Oil Painting   $670

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Eagle Fire   Original Oil Painting  SOLD


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Glad to be Home and Cultured Bacteria…


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This day got shot out of a rocket!  So much to do, so little time.  I am glad to get back to this blog.  I prefer to publish them in the morning but there was no way that was going to happen.  Time to finish this and then get to other stuff, including some relaxing.

Cheers on a busy Wednesday!

Fairlawn Eve Stage Two   Original Oil  painting NFS

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

As I have mentioned before I have switched to organic food for the most part.  It won’t keep us from dying but I think our chances of getting cancer from pesticides is greatly reduced.  Not afraid to die.  Terrified of cancer treatment.  Anyway, I bought an ice cream and yogurt machine because I can’t find organic frozen yogurt in the store.

There are great selections for organic ice cream but none for frozen yogurt.  Since I make our bread now, I didn’t really want to do this but I thought I would give it a try.  These devices are great but there is still a lot of work involved, especially with the yogurt maker.

The yogurt has to soak for 2-4 hours on a cloth and then ingredients have to be cooked on a stove and frozen over night.  The machine just kind of shakes it around and then, of course, there is clean up. Anyway, most of the ice cream selections are twice the number of calories of what is in the store.

I tried the lowfat strawberry yogurt and am not happy at all.  I guess it has to be eaten right after it is made.  I froze it and now it takes a chisel to get it out of the container.  Yuck!  The fruit is crunchy with ice and I don’t like the taste at all. I have to leave it out for a full hour before it is soft enough to get out of the box.  Can’t heat it up.

Clyde said I should put it on a rack and buy a bunsen burner.

Ha ha.  I think I will take my chances with store bought frozen yogurt , smart alec.

There is a great joke on the internet about cultured bacteria.  The two bacteria are discussing different operas and which one is the best.  Love it!

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Natural Rhythm  40″ x 30″  Oil  Painting $2430

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A Memory  Original 36″ x 26″ Oil Painting   $1892

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 Morning Color Dance  24″ x 18″ Oil Painting  $864


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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist wonders where the day went and Time to get a Scythe…


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Where did this day go?  I am finally back to this computer to finish this blog and then check on some other sites.  Beautiful day!  I saw it from the window as I did a lot of household chores.  Hope I can get out there before we get out Mountain Spring Freeze.  Spring always just about changes it mind in the mountains and then it finally decides to go ahead with it.  Looking forward to summer!

 

Blue Ridge Sunset  Original Oil painting SOLD

 

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Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

We are now waiting on out third contact to get our lawn mowed that is so high it could hide Big Foot. Clyde thought he saw him there when I said the yard was getting scary.

The second contact said he would not be able to get his equipment through our back yard gate but he contacted someone else that still hasn’t called us.

I asked Clyde if he ever got a text back from Big Foot and he said Big Foot was ignoring us.  He is probably down at the river fishing with our third contact.

Clyde doesn’t want me mowing it because our mower is tricky to start so I think I am going to go get a scythe.

Time to take a blade and knife it down.

Image result for pictures of Bigfoot in public domain

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Natural Rhythm  40″ x 30″  Oil  Painting $2430

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Rehoboth Beach Houses  Original Oil Painting   SOLD

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Pawleys Island Sunrise  Original  40″ x 30″ Oil Painting  $2430


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