- When I was 18-years-old I got braces on my teeth and wore them for approximately two years and two months.
- I once prayed to God to let me die in my sleep.
- My immediate family were all born with black hair and brown eyes. I was the only one that had blue eyes and dark-blonde hair!
- I love rainy weather and hate the sun!
- It seems I always almost miss my train to work. Subconsciously, I think it's because I'm sick of that job already.
Sunday, May 31, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
I finally got around to painting this thing!
Masking fluid was used for all the pencilled water drops on the hibiscus because there's no way in hell I'm going to maneuver around all those little circles! It would drive me crazy! It's the easiest way to retain the white of the paper so I went for it.
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Today I felt like absolute shit. No, I don't mean sick with a cold.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
With the weather getting warmer I thought it would be nice to do a floral painting.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
It's been less than a month and I got tagged with another blog award! Whoo-ha!
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park is spectacularly lit up at night starting in spring until early fall. Much like Crown Fountain in Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain changes a series of colors after the sun sets. Tier by tier, it transitions from brilliant reds, purples, golds, oranges, greens, blues, and back again.
Surprisingly, there were quite a number of couples watching the display. Holding one another, kissing their partner tenderly, whispering sweet nothings in the warm breeze. I almost felt like I was intruding on everyone's private moments.
Before you knew it, the rain picked up and so did the nearby lightning. At ten o'clock sharp, I was just about to leave when all of a sudden music started blaring from the overhead speakers. I had heard about Buckingham Fountain's light and music show but didn't realize it started this early in the year. I had just stumbled upon it by sheer accident--what luck!
Unfortunately just as the light and music show started the storm got much worse. I mean much worse!
But the storm was quite bad and I couldn't get to that area in time so I turned around, went back towards Buckingham Fountain, and hid under the roof of the small building to its left which housed the bathrooms.
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Isn't it funny how some plants can grow even in the worst conditions and not only survive, but thrive?
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Puddles are gifts from the rain. Rain is a gift from God. God's holy water blesses the earth so that new growth may not only emerge....but thrive. The downpour washes away the dirt and shame and cleanses thy soul made bare.
Saturday, May 2, 2009
Puddles are gifts from the rain. They provide a murky view of the world around it. Shallow pools that mirror everything back at us. A chance to reflect on our distorted reflections.