Tuesday, July 19, 2016
We started our "on our own" vacation yesterday. We left our friend, Sue, and headed north.
We had had chicken wings in Frankenmuth for lunch, so did not have dinner. If you know me, you know I don't eat chicken normally. The wings at the Bavarian Inn were excellent a few days before so had them again. Wow! More chicken in a couple of days than in the past 5 years.
We didn't go far. We made it to Alpena on the eastern shoe, Lake Huron. Beautiful day. Old style motel. We walked across the street, sat on a bench overlooking the lake and had a cup of wine.
Then we finished the wine at the room. Gene fixed a short in our cooler and I sketched for Hunt 459.
I sketched in the travel journal with a Micron 02.
We had a great time. We went to a life form drawing class, too. It was fun to meet some other artists and do some quick drawings. The model was a lanky fellow and my sketches were a bit like old man gloom, so didn't save them. Ha.
The painting marathon with Sue is always good for us. We have been doing this since 1994 or so. Good friends. We will get together in Texas next time if all goes as planned.
- Jo Castillo
- Bastrop, Texas, United States
- I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill
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