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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 02): 03/02/20
The big news this week is that we picked up our puppy today. She's a ten week old English labrador. We've named her Coraline. She's full of energy and already learning the basic commands of sit and stay.
Drawings I made:
Paintings worked on:
I have opened an Etsy store. Right now there are four paintings available but I will be adding more. I can also take commissions.
What I read:
What I'm reading:
Comment #1: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 00:02:21
Congratulations on your new furry family member. How exciting and so cute.
Great paintings. You always use fabulous colors in your work. I will have to check out your Etsy store.
I want to read The Library of Lost and Found.
Hope you have a nice week.
Comment #2: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:16:00
Coraline is cute and exhausting but adjusting nicely. I will be adding more pieces to the store, although these last three days have been Coraline focused. I also do commmissions. I just finished The Library of Lost and Found and enjoyed it.
Comment #3: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 03:28:12 <
Oh, Shaun Tan! Love his books
Coraline is super cute!
Comment #4: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:20:00
I am trying to read through my wishlist by checking out books that the library has. But I don't want the library checkouts to overwhelm all of my other reading.
Comment #5: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 07:12:55
Congratulations on the arrival of your new puppy. That will be great fun.
And I'm happy to see you have opened an Etsy store. Good for you.
I need to look for the Shaun Tan book.
Have a good week!
Comment #6: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:26:00
The three Shaun Tan books were collected and reissued as Lost and Found. Since I had the three books listed separately on my wishlist, I chose to record my reading as three separate books, rather than one.
Comment #7: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 08:13:10
Aww, Coraline is adorable. I know she's a member of the family already.
I've heard Egg Drop Dead is good.
Comment #8: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:29:00
Coraline is fitting in nicely. She's even learned her name already.
I've loved every book in Vivien Chien's mystery series, so getting Egg Drop Dead was an automatic purchase.
Comment #9: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 08:44:23
Coraline is adorable.
I have The Library of Lost and Found...and need to move it up!
Enjoy your week.
Comment #10: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:37:00
You absolutely should move The Library of Lost and Found up. It is a delightful read.
Comment #11: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 08:51:57
Oh Coraline is so cute, lucky you, and her!
Wishing you a great reading week
Comment #12: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:39:00
I swear she knew from the moment we first held her that we'd been watching her grow up on the webcam. She just knew we were her humans.
Comment #13: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 10:05:29
Congrats on your wonderful paintings, I like your self-portrait! The Lost Thing is intriguing
Comment #14: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:39:00
Thanks! Right now the self portrait is just a sketch. I will paint it in the near future. I even have a spot on the wall set aside for it. The Lost Thing is a thoughtful little book.
Comment #15: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 10:14:34
Such gorgeous paintings! Love them - thank you for sharing those with us every week!
Looks like a very good reading week as well.
Enjoy your puppy! I love that you picked Coraline as the name! How cool and nerdy is that! She's going to be just the right companion to you in reading as well.
Comment #16: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 14:59:00
It was a good week for reading. This week is off to a slow start for obvious reasons. Coraline's name came about as a compromise. The kids wanted to name her Coral because of the color of her coat and to keep the nautical theme to our pets. The cats are Tortuga and Salmon. I nixed the name because my great-grandmother was named Coral and it felt weird to name a dog after her. So Coraline was our compromise — and yes there have been jokes about me being her "other mother."
Comment #17: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 11:45:13
Wow!! This is the first time I am visiting your blog (how is that so, I wonder?) and I am amazed at all that you have completed in a week - the drawing/painting and the reading!! And love those categories/options at the top of your blog.
Comment #18: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 15:02:00
Welcome to my blog. Feel free to explore. There are a ton of reviews, as I've been posting them daily since the summer of 2006.
Comment #19: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 13:25:36
Coraline is beautiful! I love that you already did a self portrait. As always your drawings are wonderful!
Have a great week!
Comment #20: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 15:27:00
Sunday was all about Coraline. Drawing her seemed appropriate for the big day.
Comment #21: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 13:45:15
What a cute puppy! It makes me want one for myself. Come see my week here. Happy readng!
Comment #22: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 15:31:00
She's cute and exhausting.
Comment #23: Monday, March 02, 2020 at 17:40:11
>Happy New Puppy!
Comment #24: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 15:32:00
Thank you. She's as soft as she looks.
Comment #25: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 10:27:53
Oh my gosh, your puppy is adorable! We're getting a new puppy in 10 days and can't wait. I love puppies. :) Have a great week!
Comment #26: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 15:33:00
Enjoy your new puppy.