The little girl was very difficult to draw. She was always moving, trying to get her tiny denim jacket in the right position to keep her warm. She must have been too cold to read or to look through picture books. Mom wasn’t too long reading her own books though. The child warmed up quickly.
This was an animated group.
Here is a portrait of the young woman from yesterday’s ‘action reading’ sketch. It is cartoonish, but captures her essence; at least, my interpretation of her spirit
One of the highlights of my time at work is when a group of special visitors comes into the store with a care giver. They typically range from nonverbal to conversational. I love to help them, and begin a conversation, when possible. Today, I welcomed a small group as they came in. To my, “Hello, […]
I think the last thing on this person’s mind was the cane.
Sometimes people wait in isolation. Others wait in groups, as this trio below.
This young lady looked very comfortable looking at her laptop. I’m not sure if she was using it to study or for pleasure. There were a minimum of papers on the table and she was quiet and virtually motionless. Maybe she was meditating.
I’ve seen these folks before (Second Day of School). This time the girl was exhausted, or very bored. School can take it out of you.
Light and dark divided evenly for a day. Dark will take over from now on. And cold. This is the last outdoor party of the year. This year.
As promised, today’s post features my grandson Will’s construction of the Hillsdale Clock Tower, whose clock was stopped by a bolt of lightning at 10:04 PM, that stormy night in 1955. Below is a photo that details the bell, spire and clock face. Will fashioned the brass bell from the mortar part of an old […]