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Showing posts from September, 2011

Female Portrait Drawing, Otherwise

I've been working on this video since August.   Interruptions and life changes happened and finishing it was postponed.  I used archival ink pens and watercolor for the female portrait drawing. I hope everyone had a good weekend.  I've been absent from my blog for a while, but I hope to be posting more often. I'm joining Sophia's Sunday Sketch blog hop.  Visit her blog to join and view everyone's lovely sketches. The first part includes my music with a mac garageband loop in the background.  Music for second and third parts was done by me. The poem is by Jane Kenyon .

ten on 10

Some of my day's activities over a 10 hour span on September 10, 2011. Ten on Ten is hosted by Rebekkah at a bit of sunshine .  And thank you to Shaking the Tree for reminding me about this event:)

Doraemon, Wordless Wednesday

  more wordless wednesday here .

My Sweet, My Lovely

taken August 29, 2011 Albert Schweitzer, who was left-handed, sometimes wrote prescriptions with his right hand, so as not to disturb his cat, Sizi , who liked to fall asleep on his left arm.   He once said, "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." My sweet Sputnik was with me for nearly 14 years. She had been diagnosed with Mammary Cancer just over a year ago. The Vet who gave the diagnosis predicted she would live about 3 months without invasive surgeries. I researched the success rate of surgery for that type of cancer. The possibility of prolonging her life seemed low for her given stage, as I read this type of cancer often returns even at the site of surgery. Just shortly before hearing about Sputnik, I had returned Home as my Mother had been diagnosed with Stage IV kidney cancer. Needless to say, I was completely overwhelmed emotionally. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ w