Vacations and getaways are the stuff of memories

Gratitude Journal entry for this week: Draw, quote, or illustrate your appreciation for vacations and getaways (on Instagram see other entries at #G52Prompt30) I shouldn’t be thinking about winter already, but now that I am mostly retired, summer is no longer a holiday in the same way it used to be when I was teaching. […]

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My First Memory

“What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.” Mary Jo Putney (Gratitude Journal Entry week 28, “Your First Memory”…) If it is true that what one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever, then my heart is indeed filled with gratitude for all the wonderful memories from long ago. The illustration shows […]

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The nostalgia in a burst of flowers

There are always flowers for those who wish to see them. ~ Henri Matisse Gratitude Journal Prompt for this week: Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for spring flowers. (#g52prompt11, and #g52community on Instagram) While I should have been painting daffodils, tulips, lilacs, and other various spring flowers, I could only think of the flowers that […]

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