Saturday, December 20, 2014

A few up close

 All of these were made in the 70's and early 80's. Mother was an expert seamstress and Dad was a carpenter, so I did these for them. I have one for each family member up to my youngest Nephew. Guess I need to stitch a few more. 





All of the above are ceramic that I painted. I used to do lots of ceramic items which I sold to supplement my income. I hope the ones I sold are hanging on peoples trees this Christmas. 
I would consider them limited additions as I will not be painting any more ornaments. 
The Kitty Justice is Puppy will hang them on his tree in the future and think of Mom. 

Friday, December 19, 2014

Done

The tree is decorated. I pulled out all the "old" ornaments. 
The Kitty Justice is this tree looks as if it came from the sixties. HOHOHO

Friday, December 12, 2014

the tree

Got the tree on Sunday afternoon and it sat outside until Monday late. Immediately put the tree skirt around it . We had a bio hazard ruin all my lights so I waited until Senior day, Wednesday, to go to Ace Hardware and get 5 strings of ceramic lights. You know the big bulbs like we had in the sixties and fifties. Anyway put on 3 strings that afternoon but could not reach the top. Prince put the last 2 strings on for me late yesterday and I spent most of the evening putting on ornaments. Headed to bed with 2 more boxes of ornaments to go. 
The Kitty Justice, I could have left it on the porch and had a Charlie Brown Christmas. 

Thursday, December 04, 2014

First Christmas Present this year

Christmas season has begun as we have had our Art Venture luncheon and played the Dirty Santa game. Each artist brings an original painting wrapped in Christmas paper or bag and places their gift on a table at the party. Mz Peaches in the black outfit standing up in the left side of the photo is one of the hostess for the month of December. The other hostess is Mz. Bunny (not in the photo). Each artist draws a number (you always hope for a larger numbers because your painting will be less likely to be stolen) Yep, we steal twice and then the gift is retired and cannot be stolen again. Since I was number four and most of the other paintings had been opened, I felt safe. Not so, Mz. Cat sitting beside me had her painting stolen and she had stolen before so she said she was gonna steal again. I teased her and said she was gonna be a bad, bad , bad puddy tat. No sooner had the words gotten out of my mouth than she reached over and stole my painting. In true kitty fashion, I had already picked out a place for Sister's (lady standing behind Mz. Cat) painting therefore I was crushed. Instead of stealing, I unwrapped one that was still on the table and it was Mz Mc watercolor titled "Slipped Right Through". I got her painting last year and really wanted another artist's painting. 
My goal is try to get something from everyone in our group. Did not happen this year. Seems as if I am collecting artwork by Mz. Mc. I could go over to Mz. Cat's house and steal the painting back and replacing it with something similar so she would not notice. Now to figure out how to get away with my plot. The worse was when I got home, Mz. Peaches called and informed me that Sister was resigning from the group. She was the groups online lady ,therefore, they wish for me to do the online work. This made the thievery of my painting by Mz. Cat  even worse since Sister will not be playing our dirty Santa game, next year. That deserves a healthy "CAT FUZZY,"  
The Kitty Justice is I know where Mz. Cat lives. LOL

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL AS I WILL BE AWAY FROM THE COMPUTER MOST DAYS. 

Friday, November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving is done for 2014

 This table decoration has lasted through the fall and Thanksgiving and now it is time to decorate for Christmas. Most often I spend the day after Thanksgiving putting up this and that to make the house look festive for the Christmas Season. I hope all yawl's Thanksgiving was as nice as our.  Only once did the kitty justice claws almost come out. But I refrained and just yelled "Coming through".I am usually an easy going kat but when Ten adults are standing about in your cooking space, it makes a wreck of the cook(ME). Next time I cook for the crowd, we had thirteen adults, I plan to put up crime tape around the kitchen, with a big sign No murder has been committed or will be if you keep out of my kitchen while I cook. Mimi and Wilson had left the kitchen and Mimi had tried in her gentle Southern Lady way informed folks that they needed to retire to the living room so the cook could have space. Did not work thus the thought of Crime tape next time I cook. The following were on the menu:  baked turkey, fried turkey, cranberry sauce, gravy, rice, green beans, dressing, sweet potato casserole and rolls. One SIL brought a wonderful kale super salad and my new Niece AA fix not one but two wonderful desserts, a blackberry cobbler and two fudge pies. We had our dinner at 3 pm therefore everyone was on their own if they wished something to eat later. My BIL washed dishes and my other SIL and I put away the few left overs and cleaned those dishes.
After the meals we sat and visited in the living room and Puppy went downstairs and fell asleep by the fire. Prince kept the fire going all day. Later Mimi headed to bed and those of us wishing to watch football headed for the downstairs and fire. 
The Kitty Justice is I am thankful Mother taught me patience's and my claws stayed put. 

Monday, November 24, 2014

Today is windy

This cloud has moved on and the sky looks darker with other clouds. We are suppose to get Sun this afternoon but look at the Holly Tree to the right and you can see it peeking through. 
Oh what a difference a week makes. 
The Kitty Justice if you do not like Tennessee's weather stick around and it will change. 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thankful for Maggie



This is really the first time I have let Maggie go all the way to the roadside to get the paper. But Monday morning I could see the paper was a good distance from the road side and I could watch her retrieve the paper from the shelter of the garage. The snow flurries were coming down in earnest and the last few weeks she has been acting like a young puppy. The leg surgery was well worth the cost because she is not hurting any more. 
The Kitty Justice is she got well just in time to be our News Dog.