Little Doll

Sometimes goals find me.  Several weeks ago I saw this little doll at an antique mall shop.  I wasn’t looking for a doll, didn’t need a doll, didn’t want another doll.   HOWEVER, this doll kept calling out to me, “Take me home. Take me home.”  And I found myself dreaming about this doll.  Finally, after four visits and a bit of negotiating I have an inexpensive, old doll with the sweetest expression, sitting patiently waiting for some repairs and a new set of clothes.   And I am on a historical hunt….

About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative with a diverse range of interests in writing and painting. She currently is revising a middle grade novel, and author and illustrating a picture story book. She is an active member of SCBWI, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. Linda has a body of paintings, which form the foundation of her artistic development. This work can be viewed on her website: Her recent illustrations are an outgrowth of the style she developed in these paintings. Another passion is sculpture. Linda often uses her figures as models for her art. Linda's blog is eclectic and journeys wherever her muse guides her attention. Her blog address is: Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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5 Responses to Little Doll

  1. Marilyn says:

    Looks like a little Kewpie doll. 🙂

    Can’t wait to see what you come up with!


  2. I swear dolls choose us sometimes, instead of the other way around. I have two old Barbie Dolls that begged me to take them home and fix them up. 🙂

    This doll is so cute and I can’t wait to see how she turns out.

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