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Spring – almost

Scary climate change making Montana too warm and dry this winter, but it is feeling like spring. Here’s a painting from my portfolio. The birds are checking out all the bird houses in my yard. This painting is a small … Continue reading

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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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Artists Have Bills & Can’t Work For Free

I was inspired by a similar poster to make this design and offer it on mugs, tees, cards, prints, magnets, and more at Cafepress.  Too often, creative workers are expected to give their work away.  We have bills to pay … Continue reading

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My desk is an old treadle sewing machine

Last fall I decided to move my laptop and wacom tablet to an old Singer treadle sewing machine I’ve had since I was a girl.  This is the sewing machine on which my mother taught me to sew.  There is … Continue reading

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