Hey Marisela! Snow now is blasphemy. Ewww. Yes abrazos to you as well — just like our abracchi in Italian. Ha ha vaccinated hugs yes.
Yes their govt really let them down in India by loosening the rules. Imagine doing that to their own people. Sounds like you are doing well, you sound happy. We are all fine here too. I go out for my daily stomp…[Read more]
Charlie you got both shots of vaccine already? Awesome. Yep hugs are wonderful and it is a paradox that right about the time hugs became popular so did the rule that you can’t touch people (your students, etc). We Italians know all about hugs of course and I am happy to see that the rest of the world caught on (Me arrogant? Nooo!).
Take care…[Read more]
Awesome, Charlie. We don’t have giraffes and elephants here either but I saw some black squirrels the other day. Robins are here but not in my yard since there was a huge gray squirrel here and the robins never came back. The squirrel has been gone for two years.
Hey Charlie Happy Birthday! The 13th was my aunt’s birthday too (1913, a year before the Titanic sank on that date if I got that right). Here’s a hug from Canada’s hot spot! Take care and tell Philippe you get two big pieces of cake.
Happy Birthday in advance, Charlie! I will stick to paper and brush although today I messed up the expensive Daniel Smith paints gifted me at Christmas by my progeny . I was so afraid to waste I mixed it too thin. Yuck. Oh my. No cusswords could fix that so I didn’t bother. You did a good job and it does look ethereal. Awesomeness prevails!
Hey Charlie! Advice from a fellow writer — share your pages AFTER your book is published, not before.
About pooping in sub zero temps. My grandfather had an outhouse and no bathroom in the house. This was in the 40s. He was fine with that until my father, his son in law, convinced him to “do it for the old lady.” ohright, ohright, he said…[Read more]
Charlie just use your dining table like I do. If I get company we can go in the living room or move my art stuff over. You don’t need a fancy desk (use the money to hire an electrician, yikes), just a corner of your kitchy. Shelves or cabinet to hold the supplies which reminds me I have to try and find same, get the stuff off the table once in…[Read more]
Guess what. I finally painted with those precious Daniel Smiths. I get to the point where the water tubs are filled and the paint is mixed and the stage fright aka imposter gets scared and leaves. That means tomorrow I have to do another.
Kathryn I should have mentioned, re age, that a writer started to write novels at 86 and i mentioned that to a fellow artist on one of the art sites. She replied that yes, that writer is a friend of hers and is on her second work now!!!!!!! I guess I better get my short stories going again….
Ya me too — I looked at my art supplies all over the table as I did morning pages (aka Julia Cameron) and commented to NoteBook that those look sort of limp right now as if if they slept too long. I have what is known as Stage Fright (imposter syndrome they call it but that doesn’t make sense to me). Today I have no excuses left….
Kathy Lee you are a Master. The teacher who told you you can’t do art, is stupid. End of story. We have those kind up in Canada too (my kid’s teacher insisted that because I am a writer,I wrote the kid’s essay . I did not and she got a huge blast from me. Your art is absolutely beautiful. You could be teaching that.
Hey Charlie, strange way you have of taking time off — you pop in every five minutes! As for the tree I just read a lot of folk are leaving theirs up for awhile,keep the joy going. I had a dream that showed me a painting on a stand which I am expected to paint. Egad. I don’t know how to paint water. I don’t know how to paint dogs. The divine…[Read more]
Charlie, Mice!! Playmates for my Mischief Mouse who did not grace my Christmas cards this year but did show up earlier last year to have her bio written. Oh she is a little rascal all right and I just might unleash her to mess up your mice’s good behaviour with a few of her cute ideas.
You will be happy to know I stuffed four huge choc chip…[Read more]
Charlie, how awesome that you’ve come such a long way! Yep, prompts work for us writers too, in fact I found a perfect one just before I backed a batch of chocolate chip cookies whose dough I did NOT throw out like that of the ill fated shortbread (gotta do those again next week, again to give away). I do not eat cookies between Christmases so…[Read more]
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