Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February Flu


artwork copyright 2017 Judith Nijholt-Strong. all rights reserved.
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"Cough Cough Cough"
watercolors with pen & ink on watercolor paper
©February 2017 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands

Green is the color of my favorite cough drop. Eucalyptus - can't beat it for a bad cough, stuffy nose and flu symptoms that won't go away. Poor me - finding it difficult to paint or draw anything. 

Yes, I've been away from this blog for a long time. Hopefully, I'll be back with something other than a cough drop to post about. Though maybe not back on any 'normal' person's 'regular schedule'. 

Cheers *cough*,
Judy
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Thursday, September 22, 2016

2 Many Reds

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artwork copyright 2016, Judith Nijholt-Stong. all rights reserved.
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"2 Many Reds"
watercolors with pen & ink on watercolor paper
September 2016 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands

It seems there is an over-abundance of red peppers in the grocery stores here in Holland and it has been this way for almost the last four months. I'm missing my green peppers when I make my spaghetti sauce. Where did they go? It's not "my" spaghetti sauce without some green peppers as well as the red peppers. 

Red peppers are lovely, but "my" spaghetti sauce requires the colors of the Italian flag - green (peppers), white (onions), red (peppers). It may not be the 'traditional' sauce, but that's how I make it and I'm missing that green pepper taste. I really hope this isn't some stupid trendy 'foodie' thing making the green peppers disappear from the market *sigh*. Bring back the green peppers and stop messing with my sauce! Pronto!

I'm so not amused (obviously...lol).
Judy
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Friday, August 26, 2016

Oops! Someone's in trouble.

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photo copyright J. Nijholt-Strong. All rights reserved.
"Excuse me, did you forget something?"
August 2016 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands


Sacha, the only "kat-in-klompen", turned 12 years old on Aug. 6th and she isn't too pleased that I forgot to mention her birthday.

Uh-oh, I'm in the dog house now!


doei,
Judy
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