The Harbor

The Harbor
The Harbor

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“The Harbor” is an original charcoal drawing by George Everett, resident of the Constitution State, Connecticut. George was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia and is now living in a nursing home. George is a senior citizen and holds more than 20 patents on various technical and scientific products.
“The Harbor” is an original charcoal drawing by George Everett, resident of the Constitution State, Connecticut. George was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia and is now living in a nursing home. George is a senior citizen and holds more than 20 patents on various technical and scientific products.

This greeting card was reproduced from an original artwork by George Everett for THASC Sales Co. who has employed a unique group of handicapped artists who create art to help rehabilitate themselves. They gain self-respect and pride through their artwork.

With the approaching passing of summer George Everett brings us to that place where we transition into the peaceful ending of the scorching sun and into the tranquil resting place of sailboats which, with their lowered sails, helps us to relax after the hot temperatures of the days we’ve endured for the past three months. As a native New Englander, and a Pisces, being close to the water is part of my soul and I yearn to search out these little harbor villages which put my mind at ease and, at the same time, retain the beautiful memories of the warm season I love.

Wickford Harbor
Wickford Harbor

Life is almost forced to slow down here and leave the hectic city behind where you can either enjoy lunch on an open porch, search in the numerous little shops that are usually close by, have a refreshing beverage or just plain meditate and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. In little Rhode Island we have many such coastal villages to enjoy. My favorite is the quaint village of Wickford in the town of North Kingstown.

Wickford is the home of painter Gilbert Stuart who was born in 1755 on the outskirts of Wickford village named Saunderstown. Stuart’s famous portrait of George Washington hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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Gilbert Stuart self portrait & portrait of George Washington by  Gilbert Stuart

20150819_090052-1Wickford is also is the home of the Wickford Art Festival which attracts thousands every year in July to one of the biggest events of its kind on the Eastern Seaboard.

Warren Harbor
Warren Harbor

THASC artist George Everett’s “The Harbor” also draws me to another village located on scenic East Bay between Providence and Newport called Warren.

The well-known Wharf Tavern famous for it’s delicious seafood is where we are headed today. Nothing like dining on the harbor of the Bay.20150818_105935-1-1

Hope you are enjoying one of the pleasantries of our American harbors as the summer brings us to a relaxing way to enjoy the dormant boats and the inviting waters. George Everett brings us there with his lovely greeting card which you can find on http://www.thasc.com

It is wonderful to be back with the THASC family after a vacation which brought me back to enjoy the harbors in little Rhody after visiting so many across our great land.

See you next Tuesday!
-Maria

THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com

3 thoughts on “The Harbor

  1. dana burdick August 20, 2015 / 8:21 am

    maria,

    George Everett, ls a wonderful painter. That boat picture is so beauriful,he painted. Yes, Maria, Wickford harbor,and Bristol harbor, are to beautiful places to virst. Too,bad summers coming to an end,lt feels like it just started. I just started going to the beach,and using the pool,and now in a few weeks it will be fall again. Gorge l am also a Pisces, pisces people have art in there blood. Never let a disability,stand ln your way from doing painting or art or anything you set your mind to doing. Were theres a will theres a way!!!! Keep up the good work George,and keep fighting,theres always,a little fight left in everybody. Maria, don’t work to hard,and always remember Sofia missed you alot. Enjoy the test of the summer,and stay well.

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    • tesoromio315 August 20, 2015 / 12:02 pm

      Dana,
      Your comment is so nice and beautifully
      expressed. I love Wickford too. It reminds me of Sara as well. George Everett has given us a magnificent representation of one of my favorite places to relieve my stress and be happy. Thanks for joining me again with the THASC family.
      Maria

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  2. tesoromio315 August 20, 2015 / 12:02 pm

    Dana,
    Your comment is so nice and beautifully
    expressed. I love Wickford too. It reminds me of Sara as well. George Everett has given us a magnificent representation of one of my favorite places to relieve my stress and be happy. Thanks for joining me again with the THASC family.
    Maria

    Like

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