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Happiness is. . . making new Friends

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.  Oprah Winfrey

 Watercolour by Lisa Porter

One of my new blogging friends Lisa at The Lisa Porter Collection included me in her ‘attitude and gratitude’ award, (below) turns out she is also an artist, I didn’t realize that until today, check out her blog to see many beautiful and inspiring images!

Thanks Lisa!  

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  • Renae says:

    What a delightful watercolour! I want to start taking some lessons myself!
    Have a happy week!

  • Beaman the Interiors Chap says:

    Congratulations on the award. That’s a remarkable watercolour. Would make a great decorative art piece for a living room.

    Off to check this artist’s website in more detail. 🙂

  • Haven and Home says:

    Hi Maria,

    Every time I think of paint (which is a lot) I think of you! I think you should do a favorite colors list- the ones that never, or very rarely, let you down. If you have already done this then point me in the right direction!

    Just a thought! I would LOVE to hear your all time favorites.

    Have a great day,


  • Lisa says:

    This is a huge surprise! You took my breath away when I saw my painting. But you know what really got me was the quote above by Oprah Winfrey.
    I would absolutely ride the bus with you any day my dear. And you know what….we would have a ball!
    Thanks again Maria, you are the best.
    XO Lisa

  • Kelee Katillac says:

    Hi Maria!

    The Oprah quote is truth! Thank-you for it!
    Great on your award!

    love, kelee

  • Imogen Lamport says:

    The thing I love most, and never had expected, is the friendships that grow from blogging.


  • home before dark says:

    Lovely watercolor and so nice to see the artist in her beautiful hat! The quote from Oprah made my day. Thanks for the lift.

  • DesignTies says:

    Congrats on the award, Maria 🙂

    I’m not an Oprah fan, but I do like that quote 🙂


  • Anonymous says:

    That is a beautiful picture, but it totally looks like a photoshopped photo.

  • Awesome Sara says:

    pretty horse!

  • Maria Killam says:

    Dear Anonymous and anyone else that is curious,
    That art is an original! Some of us can only dream about having that kind of talent 🙂

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