Another free photo slideshow by Smilebox Don Wayne Choate by Margaret Choate Don Wayne Choate was born September 12, 1940, in Mason City, Washington, to Jake and Virginia Choate. Don used to say that his mom was a John Wayne fan, and that’s why he was named Don Wayne. Don’t know if it was true,
Today my work friends and I went down to Pioneer Square to admire the Holiday preparations. One of my favorite downtown features has already made an appearance: Ugly Sweater PDX. I love Portland.
I haven’t posted much since getting back from Kentucky because I’ve kind of been in a funky state of trying to get caught up and up to date and also get my breath back. But life definitely moves on, and as several things have happened, consider this post a way to get caught up! I
“If it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.” — Rita Mae Brown I am working on expanding the pet portrait part of my business. I though a great way to do this, and support a good cause, would be to give a custom pet portrait to the Poker for Ponies auction for
1. It’s Friday after an intense few days. I am taking the day off and as I sit here doing, well, nothing, I totally think it was a good move. 2. About Dad. For those who weren’t aware of the “whole” story, here is a recap. Mom and I moved him into a memory care
Clearly I shouldn’t be leaving the house as early as I did today; I forgot my camera. However, my wonderful friend Arminda played photographer today. Also, she gave me a ride (no parking hassles) and loaned her daughter, Clover, to pack things. I totally lucked out on this deal! That’s really the best you can
Tonight I am forced to cheat a little on my painting a day challenge. 1. I did do a painting (technically a mixed media) but it is currently covered in rocks waiting to dry. I will show it to you soon. 2. I started another painting, but the project above prevented me from getting more
Today on my “Walk the dog everyday” challenge, the bonus was to be inspired by something red. I was a little short on inspiration, so I went looking through my reference photos and came across a horse in a red halter that inspired my little painter’s heart. I like this well enough I’m thinking about