Today I decided to try some watercolor pencils. The only real experience I have with them is when I have swatched these and other sets. I happened upon a couple of reviews that said the Kimberly pencils are very nice for a semi-budget pencil. I had to try them and found these on Ebay. The pencils are very pigmented and fairly affordable. Too […] View
For our prompt of “Grin” today, I ended up with a little grinning cat pouncing on a grinning Halloween pumpkin. I had asked Philippe to carve a pumpkin for me, but he hasn’t done it yet. So, I used a pumpkin he
Love this, Charlie! Love to see people smiling…it’s amazing how many people walk around without a smile on their face. I have this game that I play…see how many people I can get to smile at me when I’m out and about….especially at the grocery store because that seems to be about the only place I go at the moment. Some people smile back and some people look at me like I must have just left my strait jacket somewhere. Regardless, wearing a smile makes me feel good.
I remember reading a Victorian romance when I was young where a young man was told that people of good breeding did not grin. I don’t think that’s exactly true, but I’m always a little susicious of someone who doesn’t grin.
I am known for being smiley. When I was working, people would comment if they came to the reference desk and I wasn’t smiling at them. It was funny to me when it became a deal in the Me Too movement that women were insulted when men commented on them not smiling. I was just so used to it, it didn’t seem weird to me. I think my age was showing.
We all have a story. Mine is very California-ish. It has to do with fate, destiny and light. My name is Nancy Mills and I started painting at 70. As a women’s empowerment leader and as an inspirational writer, I h
Wonderful journey, Nancy! We septuagenarian sisters are an amazing force! I’m 72 and a late-blooming artist, as well. At each phase of life, we are meant to be where we are. And happy that we were young in the 60s! Onward and upward!
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