Category Archives: Illustration

My Birthday Today and Jane Austen

I’ve spent my birthday today watching old movies, including a production of Northanger Abbey. So, I still have Jane Austen on my mind. Here is another of my watercolor ACEO portraits inspired by Jane Austen.

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Esther In Winter painting by Alice Flynn

I have not been blogging much since spring, when I suddenly found myself in the Intensive Care Unit of the local hospital with a life-threatening blood clot in my leg. The skilled people at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital saved my life. … Continue reading

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Aarrr! Pass the grog, me hearties!

How quickly a year passes! Talk like a Pirate day was upon me before I knew it! It’s just for fun, as the founders of this day say, and if you join in the chorus of the sea chanty and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pi Season

The weather is turning cold here in Montana, and we already have snow on the mountains. Pumpkin pie flavored everything is on its way in the shops. I grew up making pies and cakes with my mother. When I left … Continue reading

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Be The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are

Dog lovers know how powerful this imperative is.

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I Don’t Shave For Sherlock Holmes

Watson, you should put that on a tee shirt.

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Not My Circus Not My Monkey Polish Proverb

“Self care” is a phrase I keep in mind to manage stress in life. It is important to maintain our own peace of mind while the stressful drama of others whirls around us. This is an old Polish proverb that … Continue reading

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