When the neighbor who lived next door saw this painting he said, "Why, that's just beautiful. I guess I've never looked at willows before." The he laughed, "Well if a farmer spent all his time looking at trees, he'd never get his work done."
Paintings from Visions from Two Continent Chapters 22-23
My first attempt never got finished.I tried to paint myself and the children. It was a large painting a worked and reworked it. It never seemed right.
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell – Chapter 5 Singing Cousins
Then scritch, scritch, scritch went the brown grasshopper, as he rubbed his back legs against his wings. That is the way he sang this song.
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell – Chapter 6 Spiders
Oh no -, here are two ants caught in a spider web. Does one have a red spot on it?”
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell Chapter 4 Monarch Butterfly
“Please, please,” communicated a little vibration above her. “Please do not touch that little yellow egg. I am the mother monarch butterfly. I laid that egg there.”
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell-Chapter 3 Dragonfly
“I am a nymph, but I do not hurt ants. I am a dragonfly nymph,” said the animal.
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell – Chapter 2 Bumble Bee
"I am Buzz Buzz busy too. I am very buzz, buzz busy," said Mr. Bumble Bee. Busy Black Ant was afraid, for the bee looked so big.
Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell -Chapter 1
Spring is here. All the plants and animals are waking up after a long winter sleep. Bright yellow-green leaves are bursting out everywhere. Flowers, of yellow, blue and purple hue cover the ground even under the trees. Two little girls and a young boy venture out into the cool spring air. They have a package, and are all trying to … Continue reading Little Six Legs by Sheila Buchanan Buell -Chapter 1
Paintings -Visions from Two Continents Chapter 10
The Geese Story Sheila was an orphan at age 12. She was living with sister Lucille and her step children when she ran away. She wanted to help, but her sister's step sons made that seem impossible. They teased her, and said she was a burden on the family. It was the late 1920's. She … Continue reading Paintings -Visions from Two Continents Chapter 10
Down to Earth Farm Retreat, Sarsfield NSW
We discovered the most beautiful place to stop just over the border from Victoria in NSW. It’s not an ocean view, it’s not in the forest, but it is sustainable and pastoral. On our way to a family Christmas gathering we stopped for one night in the Down to Earth Farm Retreat. We stayed in … Continue reading Down to Earth Farm Retreat, Sarsfield NSW