Author Archive: LaCount Anderson

My Sketchbook – Cuba visit

Last month my wife and I had the opportunity to visit the country of Cuba with colleagues from the NC Baptist Singers and Orchestra.   We enjoyed our time with the lovely people who made us feel as if we were “rock stars.”   A beautiful country of mountains and sea; nothing like I anticipated.   Thanks to …

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Ring Praises to God

In March I created this watercolor of the handbells I have the privilege to ring.  If you are a musician or know a musician this is a wonderful opportunity to have this print.   If you desire to frame and or mat we are able to provide this to you too.    Go to http://www.lacountanderson.com and choose …

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Flourishing

Yesterday was a beautiful day and we found ourselves in one of our favorite cities, Raleigh, NC.   It is home to us in that we, for the past 13 years, have lived just north about 90 miles from the Capital City.   We were introduced to a quaint little shop located near the downtown area of …

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Give Me Jesus

“Give Me Jesus” is a negro Spiritual that I have been thinking about lately.   We had participated in a lecture series a few weeks ago at our church, and the speaker used the Spiritual as a part of his presentation to us.   We are now challenged by our pastor to think about the Spiritual with …

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Making Music and Art

On the first weekend of every month I participate with a group of artists from all over the world.  Our weekend project is called #momentsketchers.   About 100 artists from all over the world produce sketches, wherever they are, doing whatever they happen to be doing, on that particular weekend.   We submit our artwork on social …

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Africa Memories

Today I am thinking about our friends in Swaziland; a small country in southern Africa.   For eight visits of the last twenty years, I traveled to this small country to help with poverty relief and other tasks.  During my time in Swaziland I encountered beautiful people who love me and love their lives in this …

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Growing Food; Giving Life

Life was hard in rural Pitt County, NC when Richard grew up in the 1960’s.    His mother and father were share croppers on a farm just outside Greenville near the road that was called Red Banks.   Before and after school each day Richard had no choice but to help his family of 10 brothers …

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Merry Christmas from LaCount and Anna Anderson

We wish for you a very Merry Christmas!    

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Smoky Mountains sketch

From my visit to NC Mountains

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St Francis

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