Posts Tagged ‘Valentine’

Monthly Paintings/Still-Life Calendar for 2017

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

For those who do not want to be surprised on the first of each month, here are the twelve paintings featured on the 2017 calendar shown in my post yesterday.

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CakeChrysanth

Aunt Marge

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Patricia

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Valentine Treats

Friday, February 14th, 2014

A giant chocolate-chip scone on the table this morning, and a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). Happy Valentines Day, everyone.

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Love’s Philosophy

The fountains mingle with the river
And the rivers with the Ocean
The winds of Heaven mix for ever
With a sweet emotion;
Nothing in the world is single;
All things by a law divine
In one another’s being mingle.
Why not I with thine? –

See the mountains kiss high Heaven
And the waves clasp one another;
No sister-flower would be forgiven
If it disdain’d its brother;
And the sunlight clasps the earth
And the moonbeams kiss the sea:
What is all this sweet work worth
If thou kiss not me?

—Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Sweethearts

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

For today, a painting and a poem. Happy Valentines Day, everyone.

Sweethearts

Good-Night

Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill
Which severs those it should unite;
Let us remain together still,
Then it will be good night.

How can I call the lone night good,
Though thy sweet wishes wing its flight?
Be it not said, thought, understood—
Then it will be—good night.

To hearts which near each other move
From evening close to morning light,
The night is good; because, my love,
They never say good-night.

—Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Be My Ash Wednesday Valentine

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

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Words of Love

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Here’s a New Year’s resolution in anticipation of Valentines Day next month.

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In my heart a sun may shine

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

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A blessing from our family verse book. I apologize to the unknown author; the verse was given to me and I can’t discover the source.

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