Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Guitar Man

[caption id="attachment_1985" align="alignleft" width="224"]I love this pic of my daddy. His bright colored shirt, paint all over his hands and face. Priceless I love this pic of my daddy. His bright colored shirt, paint all over his hands and face. Priceless[/caption]

I am so glad you stopped by! I could hardly wait to introduce you to Guitar Man. About a month ago, my son asked my daddy (PawPaw) to paint a guitar man for his apartment. Paw Paw accepted the challenge but never picked up a paint brush. My daddy is a gifted artist. He would argue that point with me, but I would easily win that argument. He is overflowing with creative ideas and has an amazing eye for color. More importantly, he loves it. Art is deep in his soul. However, we all need a little encouragement sometimes, so I invited him to my studio to paint guitar man. He painted, mixed color, repainted, and finally signed the canvas. Guitar Man is done! I love it! We had so much fun we decided to make it a weekly thing. Paw Paw comes to my studio on the same day at the same time every week. I can hardly wait

[caption id="attachment_1986" align="alignleft" width="224"]Paw Paw in action! Paw Paw in action![/caption]

for you to see what he's working on now. He says he loves coming and learns something new every time he comes. Sharing my studio with Paw Paw every week is my joy and my treasure.

Bieng intentional about spending time with someone is indescribable! Think about it. When was the last time you were intentional about spending time with someone? My husband and I are being intentional about cooking with the twins one night a week and discussing specific topics over dinner. Last night the boys cooked and the girls cleaned. Dinner was delicious! They put everything in the fry daddy. What's not to love?! Dinner conversation was fun and

[caption id="attachment_1987" align="alignleft" width="300"]Guitar Man Acrylic on Canvas by: Steve Fox Guitar Man
Acrylic on Canvas
by: Steve Fox[/caption]

enlightening. It was a great night! I truly look forward to it all week. The real treasure is being together and taking our relationships that much deeper.

Being intentional takes time and effort, but the rewards are immeasurable. Be intentional! Plan something out of the ordinary this week. You can do It!!!! Please leave me a comment on how you were intentional this week. I love hearing about you! Thanks for stopping by!

Love love love Ruthie


  1. Your daddy is so adorable!!!! You are making such sweet memories with him!

  2. Paige!!!! Thanks for reading my blog! Our daddys make it easy to be intentional!!! love to you! R

  3. Reminds me of spending time in my father's woodworking shop. The smell of wood always brings back such happy memories. I love that you have scheduled time with your daddy! Adam and I are painting furniture together now. I hope his memories will be happy ones.

  4. Julie! I love that y'all are painting furniture together! and yes!!! He will remember it all! I think that is so special! love to you!