This is a painting I did last week for my father in law. He's an entomologist/chemist and an avid gardener. I thought this caterpillar was perfect. When he opened it there was some confusion about what the painting subject was, someone thought penguins. Really? Penguins? I'm trying to imagine the circumstances of me doing a painting of penguins. It could happen.
This year I sent out New Years cards. I loved coming home to a stack of Christmas cards to open. Then it occurred to me: I didn't get mine done before I left the country. OH NO!
So, the card is a photo time capsule of our year. I think I like this idea and I might make it a tradition.
Lent is on my mind. I didn't give up anything last year but I have given up everything that can be given up: caffiene, alcohol, meat, t.v. and sweets (that was harsh). My favorite was giving up listening to anything in the car. Ahh the silence, I could use that now.
So, for 2010 I am going back to 1995, I'm giving up the computer. No checking of e-mail, no blogging, no facebooking, flickring, allrecipes searching and no following rabbit trails from blog to blog.
There, I said it.
Would anyone like to join me? If you do, I will have you over for dinner, coffee, dessert - whatever during lent, I mean, after all we are going to have so much time.