Our Favorite Place – 8″ x 10″ Watercolor & Sharpie

“Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.”
– Ruth Gordon

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2012

Our Favorite Place – 8″ x 10″ Watercolor & Sharpie

This is another sock monkey building portrait.  Our little town is having so much fun with these.  This is the new Our Favorite Place, a Made in Oklahoma Store & Art Gallery, featuring only art and products created in Oklahoma.  In the back is Sips & Bytes, where you can get a coffee or a smoothie and a dessert, while enjoying the free wi-fi.  I love this store!  My art is there, too.  🙂  The proprietor is Karen Weldin, who owns Eufaula Lakeshore Realty, along with her partner, Susanne Bain.  She bought this building a couple years ago and has been restoring it back to it’s original 100 year old glory.  It has only been open a couple months and it’s a real treasure for the little town of Eufaula, Oklahoma.

The sign shop has been so busy lately that I am having a hard time getting over here to reply to comments.  I apologize for that.  I love your comments sooooo much and I read every one.  Please don’t stop!  I love hearing from you.  I’ll get more time soon, I hope.

About Ruth Gordon

American actress Ruth Gordon is best known for her roles in Harold and Maude and Rosemary’s Baby. She was born in Massachusetts in 1896. At age 19, she moved to New York to pursue acting; she performed in plays for the next 20 years. She and her first husband, Garson Kanin, wrote five film scripts for Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, including Adam’s Rib, which was based on the writers’ own marriage. She died in 1985.


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Jul 18, 2012 @ 18:43:02

    I like taking these tours of your town with the monkey!


  2. Carol King
    Jul 13, 2012 @ 06:37:05

    Someday I hope to be able to visit this store and buy something handmade in OK!


    • Beth Parker
      Jul 13, 2012 @ 07:32:43

      Oh I hope you do come someday, Carol! I also want to visit New York City. We live in such different worlds, yet we are brought together by art. Love it! 🙂


  3. Cindy D
    Jul 12, 2012 @ 07:49:42

    More super cuteness. Love, love the blues. The bricks look totally great. Would be cool to see all the city/monkey painting together!


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