You might remember a previous post about a fabulous trip I tagged along on when Jeff had a writing assignment in Oregon. We spent several days at Morrison’s Lodge and had our own private river guide, James Sampsel, who taught us how to fly fish and hooked me forever.
That should explain why I got very excited when a van with Oregon plates pulled into my driveway with this on the window.
James is also a wonderful artist who has been painting his way across the country for the last few months and last week he was “pushing paint” (as he likes to say) in our neighborhood. He drew a small crowd as he painted the boat house on Tuesday and the chapel on Wednesday.
This one was snapped up before the paint could dry.
In case you couldn’t tell, I was in my happy place. It really doesn’t matter where you put me as long as you surround me with creatives.
The tools of the trade make my hands itch.
The hands that create make me yearn to tell their story.
Soon we had a new twist on the sidewalk–a sale happening. Even the bark park turned out for it!
Man! Then the paparazzi showed up. You missed it!!!
I loved his artistic take on our beloved chapel. I told him that it looked to me as though all the emotions of the various events that we have held there were bleeding through the walls and dancing on the surface for all to see… to which he replied, “whaaaaaaaaaaat?”
I just call ‘em as I see ‘em.
If you love to paint or WOULD love to paint if you knew how or just love hangin’ with folks who do, don’t miss the next post. It
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You just have to love people who go all out to put a smile on the face of others, don’t you?
So don’t hold back………throw caution to the wind……………live large.
And have a wonderful Resurrection Day!
When Jeff and I were at Auburn we used to love to spend our weekends hiking through these beautiful woods at Chewacla State Park in Auburn. There is a dam that forms a waterfall and people used to swim or go rock hopping. It was a great stress reliever from days on end spent drawing in studio.
Naturally I was intrigued when my photographer friend Robert Fouts said that he was going there last weekend for a campout with people who own vintage campers.
I had visions of old woody cars pulling these cute itsy bitsy campers behind them. I asked him if he would take some shots and share them with me since I knew his camera would be clicking away anyway. He kindly obliged. All images are his. You can see more of his work at PhotoFouts.com or you can reach him at 334-549-1956.
Now don’t they just look happy to be there! Man and dog.
Oh my! How cute is this! It looks like Tybee Island on wheels.
Do I spy Duck Dynasty on the fridge? And check out that old coffee pot. My grandmama used to call it a percolator.
I think this might be Robert’s but I’m not sure.
How cute is it that they carry their own little yards/gardens with them… complete with the infamous pink flamingo.
Something tells me this one had some Grateful Dead in its background. haha
Man! Look at that spread. We missed out.
I will be the first to admit that I am not a camper but it looks like they had a great time, doesn’t it? Any ideas for a non-camping related trip we can all go on together?
Next post we catch up with an old friend who does love to camp. You just MIGHT want to know about his latest adventure. You are invited! Stay tuned.
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