Spreading some happiness to our POOPS clients gives me lots of pleasure, the little white dog is actually a tripod as her mother somehow removed a front leg whilst she was a new born puppy but her POOPS walkers say she manages quite well on her daily walks.
 
You are extremely talented. I can look into those eyes and see the nature and the heart of the dog. Absolutely love your work! You certainly have a gift of capturing the essence of the subject.

You are extremely talented. I can look into those eyes and see the nature and the heart of the dog. Absolutely love your work! You certainly have a gift of capturing the essence of the subject.
Do you have a website?
 
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No I am now 86 and too old to make a living from painting so I do it for love and goodwill, I have just painted a portrait of a dog that has been lost for over a week and I am going to give it to the distraught owner just before Christmas to cheer her up.
Amazing! That is very kind and thoughtful of you. You are Love and Goodwill. Best Wishes to You!
 
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Thank you Tricia for all your help in adding these paintings and your recent email. This is what I wrote:
Actually Tricia something really nice happened today and I would like to share it but not sure how to do that so I shall explain. Maybe you can add this to the Volunteer’s week gathering photo that I sent last week.

For 4 years now I have been painting watercolour portraits of the POOPS clients dogs and framing them and presenting them free of charge as a goodwill gesture. I have painted over a hundred so far. Also I have been taking commissions for painting non clients dogs and cats and horses on the understanding that I charge $150 and of that $100 goes to POOPS as a donation and the rest pays for materials and my time is free and it works quite well as the money helps to pay vet bills. This charge is of course far less than the professionals charge but I do it for my love of dogs so no worries there. Actually last Sunday I presented our coordinator Cathy with two portraits of her dog Athena. Same name as your associate.

So imagine how surprised I was today when one of the POOPS girls name Kim whom I met last Sunday at the Volunteer’s week gathering came to our house and presented me with a large picnic basket complete with plates and glasses etc. but the contents amazed me as it was full of jars of jam and other goodies and two bottles of wine. I was speechless I can tell you when she explained that some of the other POOPS members thought that they would show their appreciation to me for what I do for the group. I have to admit they I shed a few tears.

Attached are a few examples and also Cathy’s car which is sponsored for POOPS by local businesses in Busselton.

One final thing is that the puzzles you include every day are a real challenge for my old brain but I enjoy doing them when I can, especially Wordle.
 
Thank you Tricia for all your help in adding these paintings and your recent email. This is what I wrote:
Actually Tricia something really nice happened today and I would like to share it but not sure how to do that so I shall explain. Maybe you can add this to the Volunteer’s week gathering photo that I sent last week.

For 4 years now I have been painting watercolour portraits of the POOPS clients dogs and framing them and presenting them free of charge as a goodwill gesture. I have painted over a hundred so far. Also I have been taking commissions for painting non clients dogs and cats and horses on the understanding that I charge $150 and of that $100 goes to POOPS as a donation and the rest pays for materials and my time is free and it works quite well as the money helps to pay vet bills. This charge is of course far less than the professionals charge but I do it for my love of dogs so no worries there. Actually last Sunday I presented our coordinator Cathy with two portraits of her dog Athena. Same name as your associate.

So imagine how surprised I was today when one of the POOPS girls name Kim whom I met last Sunday at the Volunteer’s week gathering came to our house and presented me with a large picnic basket complete with plates and glasses etc. but the contents amazed me as it was full of jars of jam and other goodies and two bottles of wine. I was speechless I can tell you when she explained that some of the other POOPS members thought that they would show their appreciation to me for what I do for the group. I have to admit they I shed a few tears.

Attached are a few examples and also Cathy’s car which is sponsored for POOPS by local businesses in Busselton.

One final thing is that the puzzles you include every day are a real challenge for my old brain but I enjoy doing them when I can, especially Wordle.
Absolutely beautiful paintings.😻
Did they find the dog that went missing last year.🤔
 

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