Well Dressed Dog

“Laughter is the best medicine for a long and happy life.  He who laughs-lasts!
Wilfred A. Peterson

I couldn’t agree more!

Well Dressed Dog

5″ x 7″ Watercolor

If you ask me, I’d have to say this fellow doesn’t like his new sweater.   There’s just something in his eyes.  🙂

Wilferd Arlan Peterson (August 21, 1900 – June 2, 1995) was born in Whitehall, Michigan and lived most of his life in Grand Rapids, where he was the Vice President and Creative Director of an advertising firm, the Jaqua Company. A prolific writer for various industry publications, his inspirational essays began to appear on the “Words To Live By” page of This Week magazine in1960 (which was distributed in 42 metropolitan Sunday newspapers with over 13 million readers). Letters of praise from admiring readers led to the publication of The Art of Living, the first of a series of books that would sell millions of copies. Essays in this book were also recorded by William J. Nichols, editor of This Week magazine, to produce an album called “The Golden Album of Inspiration.”  more…


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Feb 09, 2010 @ 10:34:51

    He also looks very wise, Beth. Schnauzers are so expressive! Love the individual brushstrokes for all those wonderful whiskers. 🙂


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