A Father’s Love

Today’s #bloganuary question is: “What is the earliest memory you have?”

I thought about this quite a bit today. First and foremost, I was excited to do the illustration because I suck at hands and I wanted to get some practice by working on this girl’s pensive pose. I’m learning that it works best to do one finger at a time rather than going in and out with the lines to create weird mitten fingers. I think I’m making some improvement!

Now that the image is done, I thought I’d share the first memory I have of my father. I think this memory stuck in my mind because I was traumatized to a certain degree. At first anyway. Continue reading →

Super Tenacious

“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.”
Walter Elliot

Today’s Bloganuary prompt is another question: “How are you brave?”

I think that I’m brave in the same way that everyone else is… I get up every morning and try again.

According to Merriam-Webster, brave means “having or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Perseverance, on the other hand, is defined as “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.” Continue reading →

It’s a New Day

Happy New Year and a Warm Welcome to 2023!

I’m so happy to be back on Day One of this brand new year! I’d love to say that things can only get better – for all of us – but I’m afraid I’d be jinxing us. That being said… let’s just keep our good thoughts and prayers going around… may we all have good health, love and peace in our lives this upcoming year… Amen. Continue reading →