April 2012 Newsletter
It snowed Sunday two weeks ago. It snowed all day, coming down in
gentle sheets of powder-white fluff, until there was seven inches
on the roof and the tree branches bowed low under the cold, white
weight. Then the prickly spring sun broke out to quickly melt the
ice. There was one lovely long week of warm, balmy weather
and then, guess what? Come the next Sunday and it snowed all over
again. Is this just Spring or have the weather gods gone crazy?
(We now have had snow three Sundays in a row! We are inclined to call it Snowday, instead of Sunday!)
Spring is a time of renewal and we have some significant NEW changes at Picture Lady and the Creative Homemaker.
Harry Potter Woodcut
We recently discovered a highly skilled artist who creates
his art in wood.
It is almost Mother's Day again, followed by Father's Day. This brings to mind a recent conversation.
I had been wondering why we do not have Mother's Day and Father's Day on the same day. In a way it would take away from making each one feel special on each special day. But think about this: What is really special is when a family stays together for a long time. Children truly need both a mother and a father; and going apart is easier than staying together.
I met a new young friend at AT&T. She was engaged in marriage counseling. She asked me how it is that Peter and I have managed to stay together for 38 years. She found this remarkable.
This is what I said to her, "Marriage is not a natural institution. You have to create it every day."
"What do you mean?" she asked.I answered, "What you want to decide is how to make a moment of magic for your mate every single day of your life."
Let me ask you this: Would a portrait of your parents in wood help cement their long relationship? You would inherit it when they pass and wouldn't you then be grateful to have it!
Our photo work is always discounted for Mother's and Father's and Grandparent's Days.
Announcement: The Picture Lady has a store! We are
open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(weather permitting) at Flying J Travel Center, 42810 Frazier
Mountain Park Rd, Frazier Park, CA 93243 (near the Frazier
Park exit on the 5 freeway, about 75 miles north of Los
We invite you
to visit with us. Our corner of the woods is an enchanting
place to spend a weekend or take the kids out for some fun in
We would like to end off with
something new for 2012: The NEW color trends.
Until next month!
The Picture Lady
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