I'm a lady of a certain age, living with two dogs, Gracie, a German Shorthair Pointer, and my new baby, Holly, a Short-Haired Border Collie, in a 1929 stucco bungalow. I lost my husband of 38 1/2 years in 2013. I have a beautiful 33-year-old daughter who lives too far away! A former newspaper reporter, I still consider myself a writer, although I'm not employed as one. On the outside I may seem very ordinary but on the inside I think of myself as fey and whimsical, with mor than a touch of magic and mysticism. I think I see the world with rose-colored glasses. Don't worry - I know what's out there. Why do you think I put on those glasses?
Since I am a Green-Eyed Lady, I adopted this '70s song as my own. It always brings back memories of living in Littleton, CO in 1971:
"Green-eyed lady, windswept lady, rules the night, the waves, the sand/Green-eyed lady, ocean lady, child of nature, friend of man/ Green-eyed lady, passion's lady, dressed in love, she lives for life to be/Green-eyed lady, feels life I never see, setting sons and lonely lovers free/Green-eyed lady, lovely lady, strolling slowly towards the sun/Green-eyed lady, ocean lady, soothing every raging storm that comes."
Love this piece. Love the thoughts behind it also.
I love this Julie...you have every reason to be proud to be a Celt!! xox
This is so lovely - there is so much in comm0on between your face and that of the Irish maiden. Thank you so much for sharing!
I love this one! I promise the more you "play" more your Muse starts to emerge.
I'm Irish and Scottish. Be I a Celt?
I certainly feel thus. Although I also feel my Germanic roots. And I'm rounded out with Austrian.
Oh sigh, not a calm one among them, I guess. -grin- Except Austrian, I don't know of any 'wild determination' genes, from there.
All Northern climes though. And I view this, as the reason I'm very unhappy with heat/humidity. As in, I hated being in FL. ,-)
Julie, I love this piece of artwork. its fab! the celts were poets, artists, you are following their traditions.
Leanne in UK x
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