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Quiet Reflection Sunday

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song,
read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were
possible, to speak a few reasonable words.

Johann Wolfgang von  Goethe

I do love Sunday's, it is a time to relax, let your hair down
and for one day forget all the worries and the problems.
A day to settle my brain, give thinking a break and just enjoy.
I love to spend time with some of the elderly people 
in my neighborhood. Have a cup of tea and listen to their 
stories. We live in such a hectic world so it is a good thing 
to take a trip down memory lane.

Hope you all have a wonderful Sunday.

Do you like to hear stories from elderly relatives or friends?

Quiet Reflection Sunday

Normally I start out my Sunday posts with a photo I had taken and a quote. Well this Sunday I decided to do something different.
My blog has always been about the happier side of life, well things are not always that way. I have decided to come clean, to be honest.

I have been an artist all of my life, from the time I could hold a 
crayon my parents paid for lessons. They encouraged my work to a point. I was told art is a hobby and not a career. Well, along the way I have found that art is a way of life, whether I was folding 
baby clothes or cooking. 

I just never felt I had enough time to work. Do you feel that way?
To be honest, I thought, if I were a man and art was my career,
I could go to my studio every day and come home in the evening.
Everyone would accept that, right? As a woman, my career as an artist came second to being a mother and working outside the home.

To get to the point, here I sit, my children are grown up, I have
all the time in the world to produce and yet I do nothing, …