Jesse Collins, and then some.

A blog dedicated to those who would rather be at the cottage.

Archive for December, 2008

The Family Virtual Christmas Card

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Hot off the hard drive, here it is. The watercolour is my first attempt at painting. An unapologetically blatant rip-off of a Tony Bennett masterpiece, it was just meant to be an exercise. His is three times as large, and a 100 times better (I can’t sing as well as him, either) but I was still pleased that mine manages to convey some of the serenity of a country Christmas. Click on the image for full-size view.

Have a Happy and a Merry, everyone.


Collins Christmas Card 2008

Collins Christmas Card 2008

The Good Ol’ Hockey Game

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Some moments are priceless. (more…)

When I haven't been fishing, I've been looking at these on the dial-up: