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Watercolor Hydrangea in Blue Vase Grander earth has quaked before Moved by the sound of His voice Seas that are shaken and stirred Can be calmed and broken for my regard Through it all, through it all My eyes are on You Lord Through it all, through it all It is well with me. ~ Kristene DiMarco (Click on thumbnail for high-resolution image) Reference Photo Inspiration: Heidi from One Girl Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/onegirlphoto/4525231113/in/album-72157623382989087

Watercolor Window and Roses “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our window today.” ~ Dale Carnegie (Click on thumbnail for high-resolution image) Reference Photo Inspiration : Larissa O’Duffy: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lariod/3551184572

I love the television show Downton Abbey. The story is intriguing, the characters are captivating,  and the quips of the Dowager Countess of Grantham (Violet Crawley) are outrageous and amusing. She is hands-down, my favorite character and her relationship with Mrs. Crawley is downright hilarious. She comes across as a snobbish and mean old lady, but deep down she has a soft heart for her family. She is quite loveable in her own way. Memorable Downton Abbey Quip…… Read More