A ShutterBug Explores ~ Paint Party Friday

'It is not the strength of the body that counts, but
the strength of the Spirit.'
~ JRR Tolkien

'Nesting time' on Cape Ann MA ~ An Asian Etegami
Returned home last night after visit with son
and his family in North Carolina.
 Now, feel I am ready to settle in for a bit.

Linking with: Paint Party Friday

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'artmusedog' aka zoe



  1. I'm glad you had a nice visit with your son and family. I love the quote. It's so true.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend, Carol. Lovies and scritches to Zoe. ♥

  2. Beautiful art and words, thanks for sharing. Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

  3. Ohhh I really love this. It is so cleaver.

  4. Hari OM
    Hope your trip was joyous - as these little boxes make me feel! YAM xx

  5. Love the nesting season painting.

  6. Yes it is time for nesting! Lovely painting and wise quote.
    Happy PPF 🐦

  7. Our resident House Wren arrived today. He sang out his own welcome home. It makes me so happy to hear this little fellow.

  8. Nesting Time is perfect...loved it! And that Tolkien quote, so on the mark!

  9. welcome back Carol. Glad you had a nice visit-and in a warmer place too:) Your card is just darling and so springy- I love it! Happy PPF!

  10. Glad you had a nice visit with your son.

  11. Tomorrow we move into our new log home and we will soon put up nesting boxes, including one for bats! Your sublime art has excited me about it all over again!

  12. The older i get, the more i want to both travel and then have a nice nest to come home to.

  13. Glad you had a nice visit. Thanks for your beautiful words and art today

    Happy PPF Carol

    much love...

  14. You have described the return home perfectly. I just returned from a visit to see my son as well. It always stirs the soul be be with loved ones. Welcome home!

  15. Loving your nesting painting! I love your opening quote too. :) Happy PPF!

  16. Delightful!!!!! I'm hoping ours will nest soon!
    (ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

  17. Awwww....SO sweet. I adore this painting.

  18. It's lovely to spend time with family ...
    I do like your painting.

    All the best Jan

  19. So beautiful and uplifting, the colors also feel so magical and cheerful! Lovely quote!
    Wishing you a beautiful week ahead!


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