She drew her first masterpiece in the second grade.
She loved art class and could not wait to show me her latest crayon drawings or watercolor paintings, asking “do you know what it is?”. I hated when she asked me that, knowing she would be crushed if I did not ‘get it’. Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece”
In the forest, the sun bursts through the trees right before slipping past the horizon, as if to say “good-night!”
You may or may not recall the bear I came across the first week we moved into the National Forest. “Mr. Bear” has since become a companion of sorts. Because I am dog-less (still!), I have adopted a family of deer, 2 bunnies, and a kamikaze squirrel. Why not a big bear too?
My 3-year old granddaughter is fascinated with “Grandma’s Bear”. We tell her he isn’t really there, but she can see for herself that he is – so she does not believe us. His coming and going (in the afternoon, shadows obscure our view), only reinforces her belief. “Mr. Bear is back!” she will happily announce to no one in particular.
Who am I to say he’s not?
You have to look closely, but you can see him behind the tree stump. 🙂