I’m Back!

Hello Dear Followers,

It has been several months since my last blog posting. This summer was devoted to my ailing mother who has been in hospice care. She quietly passed away on September 3rd shortly after her 98th birthday. I am dedicating my fourth coloring book to my mother, whom was a strong, loving, beautiful and family devoted woman. She set a high standard for me as a mother and as a woman, living by herself all these years. I miss her strength and love daily but know she is now in Heaven with my father, who passed 20 years ago. They are finally reunited.

Parrot Drawing Progress

Now, I am focusing on completing my fourth coloring book titled Mild Things of the World with the goal of publishing it before the end of this year. Here is an image of a colorful parrot shown with the drawing in progress. I love the vibrant colors of the parrot against the background of large flowers. This was a very fun and enjoyable drawing and one I hope you will enjoy coloring, as well.

We are now into the fall season which brings the scent of cinnamon, pumpkin, apples, piles of falling leaves and cooler temperatures. I look forward to our first fire in our fireplace and cozying up with some hot chocolate and my doggie-dog, Tai. As my husband, Mark, says, “Life is what happens when you are planning something else.” So, I just look forward to what each new day will bring and savor it and leave the future to our Lord.


Terrie D


Donkey Drawing ProgressWow! We are almost through winter and entering springtime. With all of the rain and snow we have had it will feel wonderful seeing the sunshine again. I took my little eleven-year old Shih Tzu doggie-dog for a walk yesterday down a path we haven’t used throughout winter. What a lovely walk, meeting all the other doggie owners walking the path and seeing the beautiful flowers budding and ready to burst out into the world. What a great inspiration to bring lots of color into my drawings.

Here is donkey surrounded by a wreath of daisy’s and ready for fun! You can see how I progress in drawing this little charmer. He is one of seven images I have created for coloring book number four. My goal is to draw 30 images to complete the book by the end of this summer. It sounds a bit aggressive, but I think It will be a great challenge creating many drawings for hours of fun coloring.

I hope everyone can get outdoors and enjoy earth’s bounty and beauty this spring and summer. I am looking forward to sharing my creativity with you so you can enjoy a time to relax and un-stress while enjoying the sunshine.


Terrie D