A Winter Present

When Winter winds blow cold and chill And Winter nights seem calm and still There’s still a lot of work to do To keep the homestead warm The fire must stay alit and hot Like cocoa warming in the pot To keep our loved ones inside safe Around the fires glow Underneath the Winter sky With lakes below and mountains high The trees of Winter proudly stand Like guardians in the snow The creeks are cold. The ground is too The trees are bare, except a few. But, still and all, I like the scenes That Winter brings each year. Of … Continued

Stone House in Winter by Jack Whitaker

Stone House in Winter by Jack Whitaker. Oil on canvas board.   This is an  original oil painting signed by Jack Whitaker in 1974, of a Colonial period Georgian style, or Colonial Revival style, stone house in winter. The Georgian style stone homes were named for King George, and were prevalent in the middle colonies in the 18th century, or the 1700s’. Which Jack Whitaker is it? There are the only two notable artists named Jack Whitaker that I could find in my research good enough to paint this painting of a Stone House in Winter. One is popular in … Continued

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