Monday, September 22, 2008

Indian Summer..."

PICNIC!!!
...Thanks to an online open invitation...(see my side bar )
from Soulbrush.
This is is an all day event that transcends time zones!
Click here for the specific details if you like...
There is still a bit of time to join in! :)
Hope to see you there!
Click HERE to see what everyone is bringing...
Here is what I am bringing...

"Live each season as it passes;
breathe the air, drink the drink,
taste the fruit,
and
resign yourself to the influences of each."
-Henry David Thoreau

And
best of wishes to each of you for
a "Happy First Day of Autumn Cactus Monday" !
WooHoo!
Now...were about to be a havin' us some real good fun! LOL

26 comments:

Sandi said...

What a happy collection...love the colours....

MaryO said...

Margaret I don't know of anyone's blog that makes me smile as much as yours does. Your drawings, as well as your writing, evoke joy in every stroke!

Barbara Weeks said...

Love the drawing. The colors really say "Fall". Love the quote too.

freebird said...

And you even got the cacti in it! Super.

Jim said...

More gorgeousness from my friend, Margaret! Love the colors, composition and style!

kazumiwannabe said...

Happy first day of autumn to you too! I love your drawing!

Lavinia said...

Margaret how nice that you could join us at the picnic, and I see that you brought the mood and atmosphere of autumn with you. For our delight!

It's turning out to be a marvellous picnic...so nice to see everyone enjoying themselves...

Sparky ♥ ∞ said...

I like the art work. Arizona is so pretty one can't help but be creative living there. Can't wait to visit your beautiful State again someday.
Thanks for stopping by my 'picnic'. Hope you brought some bug spray. Buzzzz ... [giggle]
Happy Fall Y'all!
Sparky

Shellmo said...

The watercolor is outstanding - I love the touch of the golden fall leaves in the corner - and you are quoting one of my favorites from Thoreau! All perfect!

MuseSwings said...

Your drawing is just beautiful! I love the colors and it's all abaout an autumn picnic. Perfect! I'm so glad you joined in the fun!
Cynthia

Debra Kay said...

Ahhh, lovely-and a perfect way to spend the afternoon-sketching and listening to good music.

soulbrush said...

the main key here is to breathe in the fresh air and feel alive ..yahoo.... here's to a good winter!

Lavinia said...

Hello...did my comment here stick?

Lavinia said...

I think my earlier comment was lost in the cybersphere. I just wanted to say that you have added an atmoshpere and mood of autumn to our picnic with your illustration. And the Thoreau quote...may we all lift our champagne glasses and drink to that toast!

marianne said...

Wow beautiful painting and with a cactus there!
I have some cactus figs at my picnic, make sure you taste one!
HCM! And have a nice picnic!
>M<

Marie Reed said...

This is just gorgeous! I enlarged the image and am just lost in its warmth and openness. Bravo!

Marie Reed said...

I just added you to my favourites too. It's nice to meet you:)

Mark Kwasny said...

Autumn already?? Didn't we just do this last year?? :)

Lily Hydrangea said...

what a beautiful watercolor! everything you have included makes for a perfect fall warm weather picnic, especially the Thoreau quote!

Julie said...

Happy Cactus Picnic Monday!

Kalianne@BygoneBeauty said...

What a gorgeous water colour - I could spend all day just watching you paint!

steviewren said...

Margaret Ann, thanks so much for inviting me over and yes, I would love to paint with you. Let me settle down right here where I can see that vase of sunflowers to an advantage. Do you mind if I swish my brush in your water jar? Oh, this late afternoon sunlight casts the best shadows at this time of the year!

I'll be sure to show you my painting once I'm done. Yours is just fantastic! This is so much fun.

Margaret Ann said...

Wowie! What a day this has been...The sun is just now setting in the Arizona desert the western sky is all aglow in peaches and lavenders...my new found picnic friends are peaceful and content and filled to the brim with delicious food, sweet song, and delightful conversation.
Thank you Museswings for organizing this global event...What a feast for the soul! :) Can't wait until our next get-together!

Teri C said...

Wait wait for me. I know I am late but never got past Joplin, MO and the day was not a picnic until I came here and all the other picnic places.

FABULOUS PICNICS ALL OVER THE WORLD!!

Sandy said...

Such juicy wonderful colors. Love it.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

I hope you aren't really taking the cactus along. You must be careful. Happy Cactus Monday here on Thursday.