Saturday, April 7, 2018

April is here!

Page from Sketchbook


Yes friends April is here!















It brought us a special gift the day after Easter.

We awoke to a lovely snowfall.












Every shrub and limb was covered.













By noon it was beginning to melt and at
4:00 P.M.  it was gone.  It was as if
it had never happened.














So yes April has arrived - she may be teasing us but she is here!

Hope everyone has a wonderful week.   BTW - this post is early - we are celebrating my Mom's birthday tomorrow.  She will be 80.

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.  
Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate."  Prov. 31:30-31 (NIV)

18 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to your Mom, Debbie! Such a lovely April painting, I love it. April snow, what a surprise, brr.

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  2. Happy birthday to your mother. I hope you soon start to see more signs of spring.

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  3. Happy birthday to your Mom :) and thanks for sharing the lovely painting (such joy to see those red red robins, a sure sign that spring is just teasing us and will stay some day). We had snow, too, and more - just a dusting that is gone by the afternoon (the best kind of snow, in my opinion!)

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  4. I love your birds! Amazing when I zoomed on it!!! And of course, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to MOM......!!!!!

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  5. Wishing a Happy Birthday to your mom!!! Your bird is lovely! That photo of the trees and the lamp in the snow is filled with atmosphere...well done. I like these storms where it snows, looks pretty, and then disappears quickly. I hope the birthday celebration was fun and that you have a wonderful week.

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  6. Debbie, I'm loving your sketchbook page. Oh so pretty.
    Spring has not sprung in your neck of the woods yet. LOL!

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  7. Such pretty snow photos, luckily you shot them before the snow was gone again. Happy Birthday to your Mom !! And as always your water color just stands out beautifully , even though you always keep a low profile :-))

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  8. That photo with the light and snow is magnificent!
    HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUR DEAR MOM!

    Blessings ~

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  9. I ope your mom had a wonderful birthday! I do love your art so much....

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  10. I do not mind April snow just for that very reason. We had 3 inches also that was gone by midday. So nice. I do hope you are having a wonderful week.

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  11. Happy 80th birthday to your mom!

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  12. I love that one photo. It makes me think of Lucy's visit to Narnia. You captured the transformation of winter to spring in your photos!

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  13. Beautiful April, I love how you honor her with your painting, your gratitude, and your words...

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  14. Beautiful sketchbook. A surprise from nature, that April snow. Belated Happy Birthday for your mother. And good health always to you and your family. God bless

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  15. I love that April painting and your snow pictures are beautiful. Hope your mom had a very wonderful birthday!

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  16. Hope your Mom had a lovely birthday. Best wishes to you all for a splendid April that warms up.

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  17. Belated happy birthday to your mom, Debbie. How pretty the snow was, but I'll bet you're ready for it to be gone for a while.

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