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Archive for November, 2009

Slushy Monday

It snowed. Then it rained. Now, of course, we have slush. You don’t see paintings of slush. You don’t read poems about it. It’s just–slushy.

Lest you think I’m feelin’ blue, it isn’t so. I painted and drew this weekend, and even managed to post a couple of my sketches to Suzi Blu’s Petit Academy, where I am a student. This is a big accomplishment for me. Drum roll, please. (I’m also taking an online course from Drawspace.com)

I spent yesterday reading “Garrett”, making notes and minor revisions. I expect to finish the story this week, and I’m eager to

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Yesterday’s Story

I slipped into a parallel universe. That’s the only way to describe it. :)

I had every intention of doing everything I usually do in a day. But it just didn’t happen. (Well, beyond normal care and feeding of the animal kingdom, anyway.) I never got dressed, actually. I mostly just sat around and stared at things. :)

I did one constructive thing yesterday, and that was a beeswax collage, incorporating one of my own drawings. Attempts to photograph the great big turkeys swaying in the branches of the little bitty trees were not successful. I am undaunted.

Today, I’m back from

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.