December is here already…. yikes…

Living in Florida, it’s often hard to get in the Christmas spirit.  Yesterday, we decorated the condos on the outside and it looks tropically beautiful.  Now, I just need to do something on the inside; however, with the boys, it’ll be minimal and unbreakable.

Have been working on some paintings lately.  Here’s the one I painted this week.


It’s available on my new site. on FASO… Yes, it’s the end of the year and the beginning of a new year… Out with the old and in with the new. So, I’ve switched back to a more comfortable site…. You can visit this painting here, if you’re interested…

The boys have been busy trying to convince me to get a Christmas tree.  That’s definitely not going to happen… Can’t imagine!

Anyway, we’re participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop.  Sorry we’ve missed a couple of weeks.  Please join in if you like.  It’s put on by The Cat on My Head blog.

Knuckles… up close and personal…


Have a great week….

hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles and Lou

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Sunday Selfies….

We need to get right to the selfies this week.  We have several to share. First, we are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog…  Please join in.

So… without further ado… here we are.


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Sunday Selfies


Knuckles is starting off the Sunday Selfies with this profile shot…



Here’s Bugsy in his new office….


And Knuckles in his turn at the new office.


And here are The Boys together wishing you a happy day.

Please join the fun and participate in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog.

hugs….  Bugsy, Knuckles and Lou

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Good morning… About a month ago I began transitioning to becoming a vegan.  I’m reading lots of books and articles and watching videos to bring my brain up to speed with this.  Of course, I thought… Why not start a blog to store all this information?

So I have done just that and opened a Group on Facebook too.  So, I’m just stopping by this morning to invite all of you  to come by and follow the Blog and/or join the Facebook group. You don’t have to be vegan to follow these sites…. vegan, vegetarian, or just have an interest in the topics… you are all invited.

Here’s the info on how to get there…

BLOG:  The Helpful Blogger

FACEBOOK GROUP: The Helpful Vegan   (for the facebook group, just click on the join button on the facebook group page and within a couple of hours at the most, I’ll let you in.)


Thanks…. and see you there….


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All Boys today…..

Good morning (or afternoon as the case may be):

Today…. it’s all about The Boys… A little picture journey of our week… Surprisingly, no one is asleep in any of the photos.

First, Knuckles is in love with my new bedspread…

Next, I received a package this week and of course The Boys went wild for the box.


and Knuckles…

Thanks to Helen for the photos.

And, what would Halloween be without hauling out this picture when Bugsy was much younger and would let me dress him up and pose him… (no more of that…)

We are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog. Please join in…

Have a great and easy day.

Hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles and Lou

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The orchids hanging in the tree downstairs are going nuts.  I mean, they are over-achievers this year.  This picture shows only two of many pots.  We certainly are enjoying the view and I may just have to paint these sometime soon.

Hope you all have had a great week…

The boys are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop as usual.  It’s put on by The Cat on My Head blog and we thank them for that.  Please join in.

Here’s Bugsy…

Have a great day…

hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles and Lou

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Rest is fine… time to get back to work.

It seems that I need a couple of weeks off after each of those 30 Day challenges.  I’m back at it and am up early this morning to be sure I can pack a lot into today.  The boys are doing great and we are fired up to get some painting done.

Girls Day OutSM

You’ve seen this painting before.  It’s one of my favorites…. the girls from North Carolina.  Well I’m posting it because I’ve decided to paint farm animals for the 30-Day challenge in January.  The trouble is… I don’t have any farm animals handy. So, if you have any photos of  cows, pigs, chickens, ducks, goats, donkeys, llamas, camels, etc.  please send them on to me if you don’t mind sharing.  I’ll need 30 in all and close ups are good as well as farm scenes… Thanks… Please send them to my email ….  Lou at LouBelcher dot Com. Thanks so much… And put Farm Pictures in the subject line so I don’t miss them.

Now onto important business… We are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by our pals at The Cat on My Head blog.  Join in if you like.  Today, it’s Bugsy.  He’s ready  for me to start painting.



Have a great day.

hugs,  Bugsy, Knuckles and Lou


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