To wander

Here are some wonderful words of encouragement from my friend, Julia, who has just lost her husband and is under a tremendous amount of stress. But she is still here encouraging others which says a great deal about her character!

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! 🙂

Defeat Despair

Grady was well ahead of me when I zoomed in for this shot. Atlanta, December 2016 Grady was far ahead of me when I zoomed in for this shot. Atlanta, December 2016

“Wandering is the activity of the child, the passion of the genius; it is the discovery of the self, the discovery of the outside world, and the learning of how the self is both ‘at one with’ and ‘separate from’ the outside world. These discoveries are as fundamental to the soul as ‘learning to survive’ is fundamental to the body…To wander is to be alive.” ― Roman Payne

One of the pastimes of childhood that too often vanishes into the busyness of adulthood is this practice of wandering. Kids are naturally good at it, although I think contemporary and quite valid concerns for safety have curtailed the scope and freedom we enjoyed when we were very young. But perhaps I’m only imagining that we had a wider world open to us, when in reality, it was almost…

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When I began this blog I was simply going to share my writing. However, after being part of the blogging world for quite some time now, I decided to begin sharing my artwork. Patsy's Creative Corner will always have my artwork and some writing, but I also created a blog called "My Crazy Life!" in order to simply write my short autobiography and hopefully get some feedback on it as I go. However, it is a very slow project right now. You can find it here: Thanks for visiting! :)

Posted on March 2, 2017, in Art Talk and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Lovely post, Patsy…thank you for sharing. I’m long overdue for some wandering. xo

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    • I am, too, although today I just sat in the car in the shade with the windows down and did some drawing!! Ha, ha! I exercised at home before we left for town so I didn’t feel like walking. Plus I have not been to the Sundial bridge since all the rain swelled up the river under it! It has been sunny all week! 🙂

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