MARCH 2017

Moving slowly… SPRING is starting to pop up…appearing.

Rebirth:  new beginnings~encouraging the continuation of life!    I’ve selected three paintings for this month to offer at a 30% discounted price through the end of the month.  Genesis I from the Possibilities Collection,  Growth from the Prosperity Collection, and  Creation II from the Believe In Collection.

For the month of March Genesis I from the Possibilities Collection original $ 500.00 now on sale for $350.00;  Growth the Prosperity Collection, original $450.00 now on sale for $315.00 and Creation II from the Believe In Collection, original $300.00 now on sale for $210.00.


 Pure Trivia

1  Yellowstone becomes the U.S.’s first national park. (1872)

2  Texas declared its independence from Mexico (1836).

2  Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 100 points in a basketball game. (1962)

3  The Star Spangled Banner becomes the National Anthem (1931)

4  The Constitution of the United States of America goes into effect. (1789)

5  The Boston Massacre occurred. (1770)

6  Silly putty is invented. (1950)

6  Well known and loved Walter Cronkite signs off as anchorman off the CBS Evening News (1981)

7  Alexander Graham Bell patents the Telephone. (1876) — Monopoly board game is invented (1933)

8  President Ronald Reagan calls the USSR an “Evil Empire” (1983) –Baseball great Joe DiMaggio dies (1999)

9  Ironclad ships the Monitor and the Merrimack battle in the Civil war.

10 The U.S. government issues paper money for the first time. (1862)

10 Alexander Graham Bell places the world’s first telephone call, to his assistant in the next room. (1876)

11 The most famous storm in American history begins…. the Blizzard of 1888.(1888)

12 Girl Scouts were founded. (1912) — Baseball great Joe Dimaggio agrees to a new contract with the NY Yankees, and gets a $6,250 raise. My, how times have changed! (1942)

13 Senate begins impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. (1868) –Harvard University is named after clergyman John Harvard. (1639)

14 Eli Whitney patents the Cotten Gin (1794) -George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Company, commits suicide rather than facing the ravages of cancer. (1932)

15 “The Ides of March” Julius Caesar is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus. (44 B.C.)

16 Professor Robert Goddard launches the first liquid fuel rocket. (1926)

17 On this day everyone is a little bit Irish- It’s Saint Patrick’s Day! – The rubber band was invented. Can you imagine life without them!?! (1845)

18 Soviet Union cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov becomes the first person to take a space walk. (1965)

19 Congress approves Daylight Savings Time. (1918)

20 Harriet Beacher Stowe publishes the book Uncle Tom’s Cabin . (1852)

21 The infamous Alcatraz prison is closed. (1963)

23 Patrick Henry declares “Give me liberty, or give me death!” (1775)

24 German scientist Robert Koch announces he has discovered the bacillus that causes Tuberculosis. (1882)

24 Elvis Presley joins the U.S. Army. (1958)

25 The European Economic Community (ECC) is established by the Treaty of Rome. (1957)

26 Ludwig von Beethoven dies in Vienna, Austria. (1827) – Dr. Jonas Salk invents a vaccine to fight polio.

26 The Eastman Dry Plate and Chemical Company manufactures the first motion picture film. (1885)

27 The biggest earthquake ever recorded strikes Anchorage, Alaska.  It measured 8.3 on the Richter scale. (1964)

28 Nathaniel Briggs patents the washing machine. (1797)

29 Ice jams stop the flow of water over Niagara Falls. (1848) — Coca Cola is invented. (1886)

30 The 15th amendment goes into effect, giving black men the right to vote. (1870)

30 Jeopardy debuts on television. (1964)

31  The Eiffel Tower opens in Paris, France (1889)


Some of my favorite quotes on the subjects of new beginnings, starting over, moving forward to share with you:


If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”  (Henry Ford)

Rather than wasting time on yesterday that is gone, it is better to invest your time in tomorrow that is not yet born.” (Unknown)

“The man that makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.” (E.J. Phelps)

Every day is a second chance.” (Unknown)

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcomed.”  (Anne Bradstreet)

All things must come to an end, but every end becomes a new beginning.” (Lifesperks)

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”(Unknown)

It’s easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” (Leonardo da Vinci)

First comes thought; then organization of that thought into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” (Napoleon Hill)

Genesis I—


Creation II–

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Genesis I- Possibilities~~

Growth- Prosperity~~

Creation II- Believe In~~


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Dare to Dream~~

Enjoy Nature~~


Believe In…~~


Enjoy Nature~~


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